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Worth 1000 Words

Riva Pomerantz

Ever heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words? It means that instead of using 1000 words to say something, a single picture can do the job. Take a look at Gadi Pollak’s masterful illustrations and that’s just what you’ll see.

 

Tehillim Illuminated

C.B. Gavant

How many chapters of Tehillim do you know by heart? Three? Five? Ten? There’s a lot of Tehillim in our davening: Hallel and Pesukei D’zimrah, for example, are almost entirely from Sefer Tehillim. But sometimes it’s really hard to know what we’re saying. We may sing Mizmor LeDavid each Shabbos, but do you know what the words ma’aglei tzedek really mean? Let’s meet Mrs. Leah-Perl Shollar, who’s dedicated the last four years explaining Tehillim to kids, and whose book, The Family Tehillim, is coming out s

 

FYI – Cartoons

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Most of us enjoy a good cartoon or comic strip. But have you ever wondered how cartoons and comics first began, and what they can be used for?

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We’re In It Together
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Every person makes the world complete
Harvard Rejects Learn their Lesson
Yonoson Rosenblum SAT scores aren’t human decency scores
Now That We Know
Eytan Kobre “I think the Internet is broken”
What’s Your Spacesuit?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik How to remember who you are
Not the Best Idea
Jacob L. Freedman Where ethics and friendship sometimes clash
The Postdate Blues
Libi Astaire Tickets to Financial Ruin
Man Without a Name
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Ron?! There’s no such name!”
DNA Today
Faigy Peritzman Good family dynamics create deep-seated virtues
Getting to Know You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Channels to get acquainted with your family
Stepping Stones
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz How a stumbling block becomes a stepping stone
Professional Organizer: Part IV
D. Himy & Zivia Reischer Create your own mnemonics to remember information