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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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