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Curious Collections

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Lots of people collect things, whether it’s stamps, coins, or rebbeim cards. But you can collect just about anything — take a look at these weird and wonderful collections …

 

Buried Treasure!

Avigail Sharer

Ever dream of striking it lucky in your own backyard? Who knows what secrets await, hidden under the soil?

 

It Happened to Me: The Moaning has to Stop

Rhona Lewis

When I was in seventh grade, my younger sister, Shani, came home at lunch time with a horrible song. I’ll never forget the chorus: If you show him a rose, he’ll see the thorns. If it rains sweets and chocolates, he’ll ask for an umbrella. She sang it a few times. Mom looked thoughtful. Dad stroked his beard, like he always does when he’s about to say something important.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movemen
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”