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The Educators’ Educator

Gittel Chany Rosengarten

Teaching is a fine art. It requires using one’s knowledge and life skills to enhance the development of each student individually and the class as a whole. Meet a true teaching artist who gives of her talents to help other educators maximize theirs.

 

Turning Tides: The Quiet Captain

As told to Leah Gebber

Tatty was 54 when a lightning bolt of pain struck his chest, radiated out to his shoulder and arm, and snatched his life away. I was 26 and furious.

 

Is Your Refrigerator Running?

Malkie Schulman

Dishwasher on the fritz again? Can’t seem to keep your carpets clean? A range of professionals and experienced homemakers are happy to share their secrets. We’ve culled the best of their tips — from practical to zany — to help you extend the life of your appliances, clothing, and more.



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”