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Building Light

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Today, with modern technology and concern for the environment, many large buildings are designed to be lightweight. What is a lightweight building made of, how can it still be safe and sturdy, and why does it matter how much a building weighs?

 

History Highlights: Salonika

Rabbi Meir Goldberg

In History Highlights this week, we head to Yavan! That’s right, Greece. But not the Greece of Antiochus or Alexander the Great. We head to Greece of a much later time, when Jews lived in the port city of Salonika…

 

Jr. Tales: Animal Invasion!

Y. Bromberg

Our pleasant lives changed when the Man in Black came to the neighborhood

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 19

Bracha Rosman

The kidnappers plan to send the next set of instructions to the Glenners, then drive to the farm, pick up Lulu, and make the exchange.

 

Off the Beaten Path

Chavi Brody

As she took her paper, she studied the red-ink note: “Imaginative and creative. Looks like you have the makings of a writer…”

 

Stand Up and Be Counted: Chapter 4

Devorah Grant

Libby contemplates the concept of peer pressure. The “Are You Normal?” survey is launched, though Dassi is concerned the whole program will flop…



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you