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Birds of a Feather

Leeba Leichtman

Feathers here, feathers there, feathers everywhere! From peacocks to pigeons, owls to ospreys, and swans to sparrows, birds decorate our planet with a marvelous array of hues and shades, all displayed in their most prominent feature, feathers.

 

Madame Chamberlaine: The Feather of the Golden Eagle

Tzipi Wolner

“NOOOOOOO!” Shuly jumped away from the front lawn while I just stood staring at the falling glass and rolling beads. “Oh, boy.” “This is not funny, Shuly. What in the world will I do now?”

 

Bentzi and the Magic Potion

Shifra Glick

“All this sounds awful,” I said. “Well, let’s have fun while you’re here.” Chemda broke into a run. “Race you to the house!” she called over her shoulder. “Wanna swing in the hammock?”



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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