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Extreme Weather!

Rochel Burstyn

What’s wild, loud, flashy and bangs around outside your house ‘til you’re a nervous wreck?! Sounds like a terrible unwanted guest, doesn’t it! But nope, it’s the weather! And during extreme weather, it’s even dangerous to go outside. What is extreme weather and why does it happen?

 

Interview: Eyewitness to Hurricane Sandy

Rochel Burstyn

Wherever you are in the world, you surely heard about Hurricane Sandy, which whipped through the East Coast of theUSjust a few weeks ago at the end of October. Millions of people were left without electricity, whole areas were flooded, homes had to be evacuated and subway stations were filled with water. We spoke to Avigdor Cyperstein, Hatzolah member and one of the founders of Chaverim of Queens.

 

Once Upon a Time

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

The first light of Chanukah is lit on the 25th of Kislev, the day we mark our victory over the Greeks and, more importantly, the liberation of the Beis HaMikdash from their defiling hands. Throughout history, on this date, amazing, unbelievable, interesting, special, and horrific events happened.



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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?