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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.”



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Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
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Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
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Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
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Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without