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Social Smarts

Sarah Chana Radcliffe

In social interactions, most of us have some level of awareness of what works and what doesn’t. Experts call that “social intelligence.” What’s the secret formula of social intelligence?

 

The Bigger Picture

Riva Pomerantz

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, Devorah Rothmann is massively prolific. Perched above a sea of dancing women, or crouched near the spotlights in her studio searching for the best angle, her job is much more than a profession; it’s an integral part of her avodas Hashem. The name of her studio — Ayin Tova — says it all.

 

Museum of the Month

Tzivi Zuckerman

Welcome to “Exhibit,” Bais Yaakov of Baltimore’s once-in-four-years exhibition, in which the 12,000 square feet of the school’s second floor; including ten classrooms, a large all-purpose room, and the long hallways, are transformed by an array of art media that highlight that year’s theme. The theme of this year’s exhibit is “Tapestry of Time: Around the Year.”



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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”