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Famous Explorers

Rochel Burstyn

There was a time when people didn’t know if and where life existed outside their little communities. Some curious people said, “I wonder what’s out there.…” and they ventured out into the great unknown, sometimes meeting success, sometimes not.… Some of their brave attempts literally changed the world. Meet some world famous explorers and hear about their adventures.

 

On the Job: Allan and Karen Franco — Nitpickers

Margie Pensak

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year head lice infect 6 to 12 million American children, ages 3 to 11 in theUnited States. Meet Allan and Karen Franco, ofSilver Spring,Maryland, who are doing their part to help rid us of these culprits.

 

DMC’S: On the Road

As told to Leah Gebber

So, I’m on the road with my cousin Amy. We’re heading up north toManchester for another cousin’s wedding. Amy’s parents can’t make it — some kind of work conference inCalifornia, and they left Amy behind. So that’s how Amy’s with us in the car, traveling. My neck hurts ’cuz I already had an updo done inLondon before we left, and I don’t want to rest my head against the back of the seat and risk ruining it.



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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