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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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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world