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Boredom Busters

Esther Stauber

Before the kids start whining, “There’s nothing to do!” on these long summer days, arm yourself with this list of original games, proven to stimulate even the most determined-to-be-bored child.

 

What’s He Thinking?!?

Malkie Schulman

What is it about the years between 12 and 20 that can turn otherwise happy, healthy children into loud, impulsive, emotionally erratic, volatile teenagers? Scientists say we can solve the riddle by studying the teenage brain.

 

Lasting Imprints An appreciation of Mrs. Miriam Elias a”h

Riki Goldstein

It might not have been clear to Mrs. Elias herself, but the many people who were drawn to her knew why they came. Perpetually curious about the world around her, spirited, and warm, Mrs. Elias reveled in every aspect of life. Her artistic soul expressed itself in beautiful paintings, original literature, and a love of nature. But more than she loved nature, art, and writing, she loved Hashem’s Torah and His People.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz