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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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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek