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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz