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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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Yonoson Rosenblum The Democratic Party’s descent into madness
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Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Jewish leaders don’t need to be declared or coronated
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Riki Goldstein My 15 seconds of fame on the Carnegie Hall stage
Full Faith
Faigy Peritzman With emunah, everyone’s obligation is the same
Speechless
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Silence isn’t always golden
The Only One
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Within every Jew is the flame of instinctive emunah