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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.

 

Choosing Glasses with Class

Chana Afik

As your second set of eyes, glasses deserve your focal attention. Learn to find frames and lenses that flatter your face and fit your budget.

 

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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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?