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The Persian Spring: Broadcasting Live from Shushan

Binyomin Rose

Tonight, we are proud to present the following special report on the unfolding revolution known as “The Persian Spring.*”

 

To Top It All Off

Cindy Scarr

You may know lots about shtreimels, fedoras, and baseball hats, but probably little about the hats on these pages. They’d make great hats for Purim!

 

Professor Turnabout: Saved by the Bull

Avigail Sharer

Today I know exactly where I’m heading — back to the year 1629, when Rav Yom Tov Lipman Heller, better known as the Tosfos Yom Tov, was imprisoned. I’ll just tap the year into my Locometer. Hey, what’s happening? The machine won’t let me go back to date specified. It wants to go … where? To a park in Vienna, five years earlier, in 1624. Excuse me while I give the Locometer a quick bang — it’s the best way to fix anything — THWACK! No, it still hasn’t done the trick.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without