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Watch Out For Decoys!

Yisrael Rutman

There are many different kinds of look-alikes: Decoys, counterfeits, imposters, doubles, dummies, holograms, and more. I hope you don’t get the real things mixed up with something else, like “arur Haman” with “baruch Mordechai”

 

Drop that Mask

Rhona Lewis

Twenty-seven girls banged closed their algebra books, zipped up their knapsacks, and pushed back their chairs with a clatter that reminded Fraidy of the thunder that rolled over the Rocky Mountains she’d left behind in Denver, six weeks ago. Twenty-six girls surged toward the door of the eighth-grade classroom.

 

Seriously Speaking: Interview with Yoely Lebovits

Shayna

It’s Purim time and who knows more about simchah than the Pester Rebbe aka Yoely Lebovits? This world-renowned badchan and comedian shows us there’s more to humor than meets the eye.

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod