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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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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...