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War!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

For better or for worse, mankind has been engaged in war since the beginning of history. Why do we go to war, and how?

 

Faster Then the Speed of Sound

Cindy Scarr

Ever heard what sounded like a huge clap of thunder on a bright, cloudless day? It was probably a sonic boom. A sonic boom is a very loud shockwave that sounds a lot like an explosion. It is caused by an object that moves faster than the speed of sound. Supersonic flight refers to aircraft traveling faster than the speed of sound, which is 768 mph (or about one mile in five seconds). A typical 747 reaches speeds of around 550 mph.

 

City Treasurer

Rochel Burstyn

Come with me as I climb the steps of an official looking municipal building and walk along the echoing marble floor until I reach the office of Mr. Irv (Moshe) Lowenberg, Southfield City treasurer. Here he is, beaming from behind his desk, with a large American flag displayed in the corner.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you