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In Living Color

Ray Rivlin

Mr. Malcolm Sender, a very sprightly 80-year-old, despite his two artificial knees, was born in Leeds, a Yorkshire town in the north of England. He still lives there. For a long time now, Mr. Sender’s “play” has been gardening and we all know gardening is messy, dirty work. It also leaves unprotected hands in danger of being stung by nettles and pricked by thorns.

 

Backstage at BMG

Surela

Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, New Jersey, is one of the world’s largest yeshivos. The thunderous kol Torah reverberates day and night, creating a ruach that inspires and energizes. As thousands of men dedicate themselves to Hashem’s precious Torah, a valiant group of noble individuals dedicate themselves to make this yeshivah a most conducive, beautiful makom Torah. In honor of Shavuos, let’s tour the backstage of BMG and marvel at the makings of this exceptional Torah epicenter.

 

Benny Bear and the Lost Purse

Yael Mermelstein

Hey. I’m Benny Bear. I think you’ve met my brother Nonny and my sister Ahuva. I’m the best Bear of all. I don’t mean to brag. I guess I’m the best in certain ways and Nonny and Ahuva have their areas too. But I’m definitely the biggest Bear in this family, other than Gavriel Farber. But Gavriel is a Farber and not a Bear, so even though sometimes he feels like a part of our family, fact is he’s not.

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod