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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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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
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Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
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