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Step by Step

Rochel Burstyn

You probably don’t usually give much thought to stairs, but today we’re going to explore the highs and lows, the ups and downs, and the many steps in between. We’re going to step back in time and step in the direction of some stare-worthy cases! So c’mon, step right up and read all about it — step-by-step, of course!

 

Follow Our Leaders

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Who was called “the Rebbe of Rebbes”? Not sure? Okay, here’s a hint: He had a famous brother, Reb Zusha, and today thousands visit his kever in Lizhensk. Now you got it! He is the holy tzaddik and Jewish leader… Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk.

 

One Step at a Time

Rachel Stein

“Betzalel, did you do your homework?” Mommy asked, noticing he was about to run outside to play with his friends. “We don’t have any today,” Betzalel answered quickly, the words rolling off his tongue before he could stop them. “Okay,” Mommy said. “Have fun!” Waving, Betzalel grabbed his bat and glove and headed out to join his friends. Why’d you lie? Betzalel heard a little voice pipe up sounding surprised.

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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod