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A Show of Hands: Body Language, Part II

Yisrael Rutman

In Part II of our body language feature, we look at the hands, since people communicate so much with their hands. Sometimes hand signals or gestures are used when a person can’t speak — a whole sign language has been created for that. But more commonly, hand signals accompany speech, to give more vigorous and colorful expression to our thoughts.

 

Nonny Bear Feels Icky

Yael Mermelstein

Gavriel Farber and I had been hitting some rough spots lately. The first rough spot we hit was when he decided to make me a surprise party just because he wanted to. Let me tell you who he invited. He invited Gavriel Farber. Yup; that was all.

 

Follow our Leaders

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Shalom, everyone! Let me tell you about someone who was famous as The Father of the Prisoners.



 
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