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Book Smarts

C. Rosenberg

Why would someone write or publish a textbook? How long does it take? Do textbooks ever become obsolete?

 

That’s Old School

Miriam Bloch

We interviewed adults about their school memories and regrets, the things they wish they’d known, and what they’d do differently if they could go back to school

 

Jr. Tales: Conversation Piece

Rachel Stein

Yikes! Dovid felt the blood drain from his cheeks, and his breath came in short gasps. They’re talking about me in there!

 

Nonny Bear Finds a Friend

Yael Mermelstein

I made a mental note to yell at Benny later. None of his dumb advice was working. I’d never be able to make a good friend!

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 37

Bracha Rosman

Her grip tightened on Idy. “He’s here, Idy. Here.” She pulled Idy up and to the door, then yanked it open

 

Chocolate Bars, Puppies, and Paper Clips

Rochel Burstyn

The world’s wackiest school supplies



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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!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
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 The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without