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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.”



MM217
 
We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek