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Claim to Fame: Shifra Glick

C. B. Lieber

They make us grin, chuckle, and chortle. They’re the famous Shikufitzky characters, of course! How does their creator Shifra Glick do it each week?

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 38

Bracha Rosman

Jacob shook beneath the tarp, sweating in the freezing weather. It took nearly the rest of the ride to the Renards for Jacob to regain his composure

 

Embarrassed

Malky Cope

I mean, seriously! Of all the girls in the world available to him, why did he have to pick her?

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 15

Rivka Streicher

Four pairs of eyes travel to the cuckoo clock. The gold cuckoo chooses the moment to emerge, four shrill times. Four o’clock

 

The Man on the Street

B. Deer

There are currently 4.12 million miles of road in the US, and all those roads need to be maintained. Who keeps our roads safe?

 

Jolly Solly: Gotta Get Away

R. Atkins

Mr. Krankowitz was kitted out in earplugs, face mask, and sunglasses, looking like some kind of strange creature from outer space

 

Jr. Tales: Up, Up, and Awake

Bracha Spice

“Please be seated,” Mom said, her voice firm. “I’ve been thinking about our morning routine, and I decided that it’s time to implement some changes”



 
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Peddlers of Hope and Faith
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Take Yes for an Answer
Eytan Kobre We’re not rage monkeys with skullcaps
Sefirah? What's Sefirah?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik A tragedy swept under the rug?
Top 5 Jewish Reminders
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Have we lost our ability to remember?
Work/Life Solutions with Mordy Golding
Moe Mernick "It’s okay to change the plan as you go"
A Modern Eternal Flame
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The classic rabbinic dictum still stands
I Don't Work on Shabbos
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Mood Mix with Sheya Mendlowitz
Riki Goldstein "It’s a truly heilige niggun"
Truth Will Tell
Faigy Peritzman To constantly be in a state of upward motion
Mad at Dad
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Why many fathers get a bad rap
Eternal Victory
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz To be personable, you need to develop your personality
The Baker: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "She’s just a pareve version of her potential self”