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Lights, Camera, Action!

Michal Eisikowitz

When Ronit Polin was asked to produce a play and video it, she jumped at a chance — and spearheaded a new genre of Jewish entertainment.

 

The Long and Short of Height

Gila Arnold

Despite being “vertically challenged,” I have rarely felt handicapped by my height. True, I remember feeling anxious as I waited in line at the amusement park, praying that I would pass the ride’s height requirement. Still, I felt I’d fared better overall than my tall friends who, after being teased in elementary school for their height, faced limited choices in shidduchim as adults. And yet much research — as well as natural instinct — indicates it’s the tall people of the world who come out, er, on to

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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?”