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It’s About Time!

Tzippy Wolner

How did Adam HaRishon tell time? And before clocks were invented, how did anyone know when to wake up, when to daven Shacharis, when Shabbos began, or when to go to sleep? In short, how did anyone ever know what time it was? Let’s find out …

 

Tales of Triumph: Two Steps Forward

As told to Riva Pomerantz

It was all over in a matter of a month. One day, my beautiful mother was strong and healthy, celebrating her 40th birthday. The next week, she was in the hospital for tests. Three weeks later, we were all called to her bedside to say goodbye.

 

DR MITZVAH, D.M.E. Doctor of Mostly Everything: Sinai Stones

Yaffa Ganz

One sunny, springy afternoon, as Dr. Mitzvah stepped out the house for a breath of fresh air, he bumped into a group of neighborhood children marching into his yard. First in line was Akiva. He had just returned from a visit toIsrael to see his grandparents. He was carrying a box. It looked heavy.



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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