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Pre-Pesach Production Lines

Rhona Lewis

Weeks before Pesach, we start scrubbing the furniture, the toys, and the walls in our houses taking care to get rid of every speck of chometz. But did you know that there are people who are hard at work getting ready for Pesach long before us? Let’s take a look at some of the companies that help make Pesach such a pleasure for us.

 

Clean with Me

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Chances are most of our houses are turned upside down now cleaning for Pesach. So while we’re cleaning, how about learning a few interesting facts about all those cleaning products we’re using?

 

Yesterday’s Child

Rhona Lewis

Sima Avraham and her twin sister were smuggled across the Iran-Pakistan border 25 years ago in order to escape the harsh, anti-Semitic Iranian regime. With Purim just behind us, and Pesach, the celebration of freedom, before us, now is the perfect time to tell you Mrs. Avraham’s story of her daring escape from the land of Iran — formerly Persia.

 

Zeidy Zakon

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Who likes fish? Oh good Zeidy, we’re ordering sushi. No, we’ll get our own fish out of the water, and then we’ll make a mangal. What’s that? You’ll see when we do it. Everyone in the jeep. Bubby, did you pack the mangal stuff? All in, Zeidy. And I took Tehillims for all of us.



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The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
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Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
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On the Derech
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