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On Your Bike, Get Set, GO!

Cindy Scarr and Meira Feinman

It's used by five-year-old children, and 80-year old men. It's used to deliver messages, and to win races. Songs have been written about them, and there are over 1 billion of them in the world today, that’s more than double the amount of cars. Would you believe we're talking about … the bicycle?

 

On the Job: Volunteer Crossing Guard and Shabbos Party Coordinator

C.B. Gavant

In Montreal, Canada, many girls in Bais Yaakov D’Rav Hirschprung walk to school each day. On Sunday mornings, the crossing guard provided by the government isn’t there. Enter Mr. Reuven Stein, who volunteers his services every single Sunday — rain, shine, or Canadian snow.

 

Cook with Kids Around the World

Miriam Walfish

Cooking and Baking with Fruit Pies were originally filled with meat or cheese and were viewed as a good alternative to bread, as they required less flour and did not need to be baked in a brick oven. Early English settlers brought pie recipes with them when they came to North America. It wasn’t until the 19th century that pies were regularly filled with seasonal fruits, such as apples, peaches, or berries. Ashkenazic Jews were introduced to fruit pies when they arrived in the United States in the late 19



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”