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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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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
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