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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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