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Enhancing the Joy

Surela

Do you love Simchas Torah so much you wish it would last all year? Some people are lucky enough to bring joy to an already joyous event all year-round — being the main coordinators at a hachnassas sefer Torah. Jr. speaks to two such people: Rabbi Shmuel Glassman of Glassman Events and Rabbi Shulem Paysach Korn of Korn’s Hachnosos Sefer Torah Truck.

 

Succah Stars

Meira Feinman

The night spreads across the sky; twinkling stars appear. The family, dressed in their finest Yom Tov clothing, gathers in the succah to say the first Kiddush. They are surrounded by beautiful paintings, projects, decorations, and pictures…. including their special succah stars.

 

Comeback: The Stupendous Adventures of Shragi and Shia

Yael Mermelstein

I was looking out my window on Tuesday morning while I was getting ready for school when I saw two boys peering into my window. “Gavriel!” I called to Gavriel Farber who was picking out my clothing “There are ganavim outside my window!”

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