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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
 
Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”