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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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Man to Man
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Each mitzvah counts because they all have one Source
PC Where It Hurts
Yonoson Rosenblum The IDF is sacrificing its own strength for secularism
In Its Clutches
Eytan Kobre Technology is biologically addictive. Now what?
Broken Matzos, Whole People
Rabbi Efrem Goldberg The ability to adjust our expectations is freedom
Washington Will Have to Go
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Statuettes aren’t a Jewish way of honoring others
Time for a Rematch
Jacob L. Freedman “Then you agree that I’m probably Mashiach?”
Ivri Anochi
Riki Goldstein A simple message goes a very long way…
From the Mouth of Babes
Faigy Peritzman I use Lamaze a lot more as my kids get older
Something’s Wrong
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Low moods or extreme stress don’t equal depression
Woman of Greatness
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles What were the Ishah HaShunamis’s rare strengths?
Let Freedom Ring
Chana Mayers Not just cutting corners but cutting myself slack
Dear Daughter
Words Unspoken How I pine to have you rejoin our family