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It’s Showtime!

Surela

Between the spots, stunts, and shticks, it’s hard to imagine that the performers behind the shows are real people. Jr. — this is a one-time opportunity! Let’s yank aside those curtains and go backstage with some of our favorite performers.

 

Maze Sphering

By R. Naddel

Hey! My name is Shiffi. Boy, do I have a story to tell you! The best place to begin is right in the middle. Last week I walked into the newsroom and found it ransacked. I mean, not fully ransacked. It’s just that the big shoe box that was on the table that morning was gone! That was an important box, because it had the whole school’s USB sticks inside. And I was in charge of it.

 

Yosef Chaim Holds His Tongue

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“Abba! There’s someone on the phone for you — Moshe Peretz from Bnei Brak, he said!” I called to Abba. “Moshe Peretz?” Abba pondered as he got up from his sefarim to pick up the phone. “Strange — haven’t spoken to him in a long time!” I was curious — who was Moshe Peretz?



MM217
 
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”