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It’s the Law!

Yisrael Rutman

Some people think law is a boring subject. Studying law is like memorizing license plates, they say. But some of the laws in the United States and around the world can be quite interesting, and sometimes funny too.

 

Junior Tales: By Royal Command

Ray Rivlin

Pinchas Goldblatt was probably the smartest boy in Beit HaTorah Elementary School, but he was certainly not the nicest. His blue eyes, curly blond hair, and sweet smile made him look like an angel. Sometimes he even behaved like one, but more often he spoke rudely to other boys and played unpleasant practical jokes on them.

 

History Highlights

Rabbi Meir Goldberg

This week, we move travel to the ancient city of Aleppo, Syria, and explore 3,000 years of Jewish history.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you