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Weigh To Go!

Avigail Sharer

Rosh HaShanah is here and once again, we’re thinking about all our mitzvos and aveiros of the past year. And trying to grab a few more mitzvos so that our mitzvos outweigh our aveiros on the Heavenly scales! Did you ever think about how things are weighed? Come along for the ride ...

 

Fish-eye View

Chaiky Berger

The little home was beginning to feel more squishy than cozy. “Why is everyone rushing to the hole today?” Ash Pupfish questioned, swimming along the shallow shelf of water.

 

Zeidy Zakon: Zeidy picks pomegranates

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Where are we going today, Zeidy? To a city called Beit Shemesh. Is it far? It’s only a half hour away from Yerushalayim, a quick hop for the jeep. Why are we going there? It’s where I get the most luscious, tasty rimonim, pomegranates, for my Rosh HaShanah meal.



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”