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You Can Do What?!

Tzipi Wolner

Everyone has a talent. Yours might be that you can sing like a bird, dance like a swan, or cook like a chef. However, can you pull a truck with your teeth? Neither can I! But there are folks out there who actually can.

 

Voices

Rachel Stein

Calling all talents! Nearim invites all middle-school boys for our annual talent show. The top two winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to Fun and Games, and their pictures will be posted in our monthly newsletter. Hmm. Yehuda studied the poster on the school bulletin board. Sounds interesting. But what can I do? They’re probably looking for guys who have real talents, like art, music, woodwork… I never win anything anyway. So why should I bother entering?

 

Who’s Going to Save Danny’s Animals?

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

I’ve always been jealous of my friend Danny. Although that’s not actually quite true — Danny isn’t exactly my friend, and I’m not exactly jealous of him because I know Hashem gives each of us what we need — but I still think it would be fun if I had what Danny has.



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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