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Testing…Testing… 1,2,3,

Meira Feinman

It’s back-to-school season — and everyone is charged with energy and high hopes for a new year. As you copy from the board, hoping you’ll remember everything when test time rolls around, you might be interested to know that kids aren’t the only ones who take tests.

 

(Not Yet) Back to School

Ruchama Schnaidman

“Suri had twins!” Penina said. “Twins?” I shrieked. “What? Oh my! No way! That is so exciting! I can’t believe it! Boys or girls? Or a boy and a girl?” I kept jabbering and jabbering until I realized that Penina wasn’t talking.

 

Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

The whole wide world seemed to be getting ready for school or sem, except for her. It wasn’t fair! “Mommy, I also want to go to school tomorrow,” said Miriam firmly. “I’m big already. I can even put my shoes on all by myself.”

MM217
 
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
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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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