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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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In Budapest, a Thirst for Torah
Yonoson Rosenblum “This is a matter of saving an entire tzibbur”
Torah Consumer’s Alert
Eytan Kobre To learn Torah — but just as surely, to learn from it
Relive Matan Torah Every Single Day
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Incredible zechusim we can generate through resolutions
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Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin What are you going to learn on Shavuos night?
Right-Hand Man
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The Good News about Obituaries
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A Golden Opportunity
Faigy Peritzman What did Rus have that Orpah lacked?
Say It with Cheesecake
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Say Yes to Kindness
Miriam Kosman With her, Rus brought the key to humanity’s redemption
A Soaring Spirit
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