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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you