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MJ Hotline Cast

Surela

When you think of MJ hotline, do you think of blonde, braided Aviva, all-knowing, bookish Gedalya, vibrant Gayil, enthusiastic Avi, and cuddly Berel? Or, pleasant Shira, bouncy Michal, cheerful Akiva and outgoing Yitzchak Shlomo? Actually, you’re thinking about both.

 

Around the Globe — Cyprus

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

All strapped in and ready to go? Today we’re off to visit a Mediterranean island bursting with ancient history and modern fun — Cyprus!

 

Double Detour

Rachel Stein

“Good morning,” Mommy called cheerfully as she walked into the children’s room. In record speed, Chavie, Avrami, and Shiri Brimm were up and scurrying, eager to start their trip. That’s funny, Mrs. Brimm mused, making her way toward the kitchen to prepare breakfast and snacks for the trip. On school days, I sometimes feel like a human alarm clock as I try to wake each child up, again and again. But today, no one needed a second call.



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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek