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Hanging Around

Yisrael Rutman

Hanging around, trying to think of something to write for the next feature. Nothing happened. No ideas came to mind. But I didn’t give up. I kept hanging around, until finally, the idea came!

 

Madame Chamberlaine: A Visit to Miss Kokosh

Tzipi Wolner

“Madame, where are we off to today?” I asked as I struggled to keep up with Madame Chamberlaine’s long pink shoes. “To Miss Kokosh. Hurry along because she is quite upset about something.” Shuly and I looked at each other. Miss Kokosh? What kind of a name was that?

 

We Do Do Windows!

Shayna Friedman

Rockefeller Center — 15,550 windows. Empire State Building — 6,500. That’s over 20,000 windows for just two buildings in Manhattan. And there are about 47,000 other buildings — commercial, residential, storefronts — and 235 skyscrapers. All these buildings have windows. Lots and lots of windows. Who cleans them and how?



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without