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Going Green with Energy!

Rhona Lewis

The world is scrambling to become less dependent on oil and trying to find alternative energy resources. You’ll find cars that run on batteries and converters that turn waves into electricity. The best energy resources are renewable resources — those that, unlike oil, never get depleted. For example, the wind always blows, rivers always run, and the core of the earth is always hot. Let’s look at some renewable energy resources.

 

Close ups: Class Snobs

A True Story by Elky Pascal

Snob: One who tends to rebuff, avoid, or ignore those regarded as inferior; one who has an offensive air of superiority in matters of knowledge or taste. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) I was sure that if they wanted an illustration of this word, they could have stuck in a photo of Esty Rose. She sure fit the description!

 

Shragi and Shia Get Over the Overpass

By Yael Mermelstein

Splat! That’s the sound that an egg made as it hit our car, just as we drove under the Jefferson Underpass onHaverly Street. “What was that?” my father asked. “That was an egg,” Shia said, stating the obvious, as there was bright orange yolk dribbling down the back window of the car.



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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”