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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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