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Weaving: From Fabric to Rubber Bands

Rhona Lewis

Weaving is a way of making fabric by using a loom, a machine operated by hand or mechanically, which turns yarn into cloth by interlacing vertical and horizontal threads. The vertical (up and down) threads are called the warp; the horizontal (from left to right) threads are called the weft. The way the warp and weft are woven together is called the weave.

 

Weaver Girl

Rivka Small

This is historical fiction, based on events in Lowell, Massachusetts of 1835. That’s when and where the first textile mills in America started, staffed by almost only women.

 

F is for Friendship

Ruchama (Cohen) Schnaidman

Is my imagination tricking me? Did you hear what I heard? Did you hear my sister, Shira, offer to take me and some friends snow-tubing?



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Rabbi Avrohom Weinrib Competition? We are all working for the same Boss!
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No Size Fits All
Jacob L. Freedman Meir’s success seemed practically carved out for him
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Riki Goldstein “I start with the heart of the sound, then add layers”
Great Shakes
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Hashem has His ways of pressing our “reset” button
Of Gates and Gators
Faigy Peritzman Our ears can receive messages the most easily
I Don’t Know
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Get around decision paralysis by listening to your gut
Time to Try the Frum Dating Sites?
Sara Eisemann That’s my problem and I’ll have to work it through