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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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Think It Through
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Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
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The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
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Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
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Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
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