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Signs of the Times

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Everywhere we go we’re surrounded by all kinds of symbols — so many so that we barely even think about them. Where did these symbols come from, and when?

 

No Horsing Around

Rachel Stein

“Please, Ma?” Shalom turned his big blue eyes on his mother with a pleading expression. “It’s nonsense.” Mommy was firm, while Shalom fingered the shirt longingly. “Do you really think we should pay an extra $15 for the exact same shirt because it has a little horse on the upper right-hand corner?”

 

Madame Chamberlaine is up to Her Neck in Babies!

Tzipi Wolner

I came home from school one day and stopped. Huh? On the front door was a little sign with a baby on it and it said “Babies on board.”

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...