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The Lakes of Kenya

Rhona Lewis

We’re back on another visit to my homeland Kenya, this time to visit its huge and magnificent lakes.

 

Site-Seeing: Hoover Dam

Symee Gilman

Where? Black Canyon, spanning the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada, North America When Was It Built? From March 1931 to March 1936 Why? To control floods, provide irrigation water, and produce hydroelectric power

 

Shragi and Shia and the Ultra-Bright Idea

Yael Mermelstein

“Are you sure you lost your ring again?” my father called down the stairs to my mother. “I have a hanger all the way down the drain and I don’t feel any resistance.” My mother’s response sounded frantic. “I don’t know if it fell down the drain. I remember taking it off by the bathroom sink and then I came downstairs and I was cooking and I didn’t have it anymore …” My mother’s voice drifted off into a resigned sigh. “Maybe Shragi and Shia can help.”



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
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Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
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Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
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
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
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