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Great Outdoor Play

Rochel Burstyn

Follow us this week, as we check out some parks unlike anything you’ll find locally, with some very untypical outdoor equipment.

 

Bear Family — Benny Bear Gets in Shape

Yael Mermelstein

Dr. Schwartz shook his head as I stepped off the scale. Then he shook his head again, first to the right, then to the left, then right and then left again. “Benny,” he said. “You’ve gained a bit too much weight since your last doctor’s visit. I would suggest that you cut out junk food as much as possible and that you start an exercise regimen. It isn’t healthy to be carrying around extra weight that you don’t need.”

 

Bentzi and the Magic Potion: Chapter 9

Shifra Glick

I turned and started walking slowly in the opposite direction, resisting a desperate urge to run, so the dog wouldn’t run after me on my way up.



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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?”