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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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Marriage Prep is a Teaching Moment
Yonoson Rosenblum Show young, searching Jews that Torah works
Elephant in the Room
Eytan Kobre Welcome to the Monkey House
No Hitting
Jacob L. Freedman “Torah doesn’t stand for that kind of behavior”
The Must Vs. The Should
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Performing G-d’s mitzvos transcends personal feelings
Tongue in Check
Faigy Peritzman There’s no substitute for positive reinforcement
Debugging the Dynamic
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Positive change starts with the spouse who’s smart
Social Savvy Vs. My Kids’ Shidduchim
Sara Eisemann As parents, we have the obligation to contain ourselves