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The Journey of a Sefer Torah

Rochel Gross

The last mitzvah mentioned in the Torah is a very special mitzvah that not many Jews can fulfill. Why? One of the reasons is because it costs a lot of money. Writing a Sefer Torah can easily cost around $50,000! Why is it so expensive? Join me as we follow the long journey of creating a Sefer Torah.

 

On the Job: Yaakov and Malky Primak — Florists

Margie Pensak

Tucked away in Studio 102, on Randall Avenue, in Maryland, Baltimore, is a floral shop — Centerpieces & More. Its enthusiastic owners, husband and wife team, Yaakov and Malky Primak, love creating their unique, one-of-a-kind creations for any and all occasions. Join me as I speak to Mr. and Mrs. Primak in their shop, while enjoying the colorful array of flowers and the heavenly scent of Paradise.

 

Zeidy Zakon: A Visit to a Torah Center

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Well, everybody, where do you think we’re going this time? South, no north, let’s go west! I’ll tell you what, let’s meet in the middle. Where’s the middle, Zeidy ? What a question — the middle is in the center. We’re going to Bnei Brak located … In Eretz Yisrael’s center!



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Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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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