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Cars on Cables

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Up, up and away we go! Few things can compare with the thrill and beautiful view of a cable car ride. Let’s take a look at cable cars around the world.

 

Junior Trivia

Yael Mermelstein

Where Did That Expression Come From? Loose Lips Sink Ships: Unguarded talk can give away dangerous information. During World War II, the US Office of War Information came up with a number of slogans including this one to help people realize that talking about the war effort could lead to the death of soldiers.

 

Adventure with My Gran

Tova Teitelbaum

A month before my 12th birthday Grandma says to me: “I’ll be going to Israel soon; would you like to come with me?” It takes about seven seconds for this information to sink in. Then I start jumping up and down with excitement. “Grandma, I thought you had forgotten my bat mitzvah!”



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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