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Pick a Lock

Leeba Leichtman

Have you ever gotten locked out of your house or car, or had a little sibling accidentally lock himself inside a room? If so, whomever you were with most likely had to call Chaverim, AAA, or the local locksmith to come get you out or in. Chances are that as you watched the professionals pick that lock, you were spellbound. Come along as we key in to some fascinating facts you probably didn’t know the last time you unlocked the front door.

 

Marvel of the Month: Kocho u’Gevuraso Maleh Olam

Yaakov Lubin

Telephone poles are lying in the street, uprooted trees are everywhere, half the roof has flown away, and the basement is an indoor pool. These are some of the telltale signs that a hurricane has passed through your town. While hurricanes themselves may be scary, the way Hashem makes them is truly amazing.

 

Jr. Tales: The Key to Chesed

Rivka Small

Chonny and Baruch were walking down their block with a similarly unsettled feeling in their stomachs. Their mothers were both very interested in their doing chesed by visiting an old man on the block who lived alone. They were off to do that now.



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At Our Doorstep
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In Israel, intermarriage still has some shock value
The Wrong Conversation
Yonoson Rosenblum How can we reattach Jews to the Jewish story?
Heart on Your Sleeve
Eytan Kobre Being pro-phylactery can be downright prophylactic
The Silver Lining
Alexandra Fleksher Who is brave enough to buck the dangerous trends?
Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin For some concepts, Yidden have the best words
10 Questions for Avi Kehat
Rachel Bachrach The Chesed Fund, for desperate people who need a fortune
On Speaking Terms
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He learned firsthand, “What goes around comes around”
Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
Riki Goldstein Travel can be challenging for musicians and bands
Know It All
Faigy Peritzman The wiser I get, the more I realize how little I know
No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land