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The Filmmakers’ Secrets

Rochel Gross

Women and girls these days are lucky — we can watch kosher, professional films produced and acted by a women-only cast. Let’s go behind the scenes to find out the backstory of film production.

 

Girl Games

Ruchama Schnaidman

“Siman,” Tov hissed into his ear, causing Siman to shake awake. “Whaat?” he hollered. Tov jumped back. “Hey,” he said. “Calm down. I woke you up for a good reason!” “A good reason!?” Siman thundered. “What good reason could you possibly have for disturbing my midday nap?”

 

Meet Pollyanna

Miriam Chait, as told to C.B. Gavant

Last year Regal put on a play called Pollyanna, and I decided to try out. It was my first time ever trying out for a play.

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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
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What to do when spouses live out of tandem
Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
Words Unspoken I could say, “Welcome to real life, honey!” as I notice ...