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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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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?