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The Wonders of Wool

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

We all know that wool is that lovely fabric our favorite sweater is made of. But there’s much, much more to know about wool and where it comes from.

 

The Doll-Knitting Granny

Granny Goldsmith, as told to C.B. Gavant

Do you know how to knit? I find that most children today don’t know much about knitting, but when I was a child in South Africa many years ago, knitting was a skill you learned just like any other. We even had a knitting class in school.

 

Mazel Brothers

Ruchama Schnaidman

“You know what parents need at this time of year?” Siman asked Tov. Tov looked up from the pile of sunflower seeds he had in front of him. The sun beat on his back. “Not sweaters!” Tov said when he saw what Siman was holding. “Not sweaters, that’s true,” Siman said. “But a sweater, just one perfect sweater, that’s something that everyone needs.”



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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