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Just Whistle!

Tzipi Wolner

La Gomera is also known as the Whistling Island. Why? Because its inhabitants don’t just speak Spanish; they also whistle it! Silbo Gomero is a language of whistling.

 

A Whistle in Time

Shayna

Slap, tap, slap, tap. The jump rope’s rhythmic beat blended with shouts and laughter as the sixth- and seventh-graders spent recess in the yard. Hudis stood alone, watching the machanayim game with the other girls who were “out,” wishing she was “in.”

 

Zeidy Goes on a Camel Ride!

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Shalom! Shalom! Welcome back! Bubby’s cookies are on the table and a steaming cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream is on the table for each of you. Great Zeidy, it’s so cold and wet out there.



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When the Fog Lifts
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In retrospect, we will understand everything
Coming Full Circle
Yonoson Rosenblum A final goodbye to my special father-in-law
Right Turns Left
Eytan Kobre Conservatives can no longer speak their minds
Searching for Olam Haba at Disney World
Rabbi Elchonon Zohn A distorted and perverted view of life and the afterlife
5 Out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Shabbos Dips
10 Questions for Eli Samuel
Rachel Bachrach “SafeTelecom really is the refuah before the makkah”
Work/Life Solutions with Fran Jakubowicz
Moe Mernick “I turn to daas Torah whenever I encounter a gray area”
A Debt of Gratitude
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman If Ina Perlmuter believed in me, others would follow
Gemara Detective
Jacob L. Freedman “Tell me a bit about the bochur behind the medication”
Tidal Waves
Riki Goldstein “Holding Back the Tide” is comforting on so many levels
Ari's Picture of Redemption
Riki Goldstein Ari Fuld’s incredible photo gives a visual to this song
Not Just for Kids Who Love Music
Riki Goldstein “Every Yiddishe kid is essentially a part of Yingerlach”
Dream Duet
Riki Goldstein “He’s been my singing idol since I was a little kid”
Nix the Nickname
Faigy Peritzman A name is so much more than a name
Do Your Homework
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What are you teaching your kids during homework time?
Day of Confinement
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz If Asarah B’Teves isn’t a day of destruction, why fast?