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Take Your Best Shot!

Rochel Burstyn

Picture this: Approximately 2.5 billion people in the world own digital cameras. About 2,500 photos are snapped all over the world every second! In fact, today we snap as many photos every two minutes as humanity did in the entire 18th century! If the early photographers and scientists who helped develop photography technology were alive today to see this, they’d probably faint from shock! Let’s take a peek at some photography developments over the years:

 

Jr. Tales: Getting the Picture

Rachel Stein

Pumped up with excitement, Chava bounced across her room to investigate the brightly colored package on her bed. “I knew it!” she crowed, cradling her new camera in both hands.

 

Curious Junior: A Snapshot of Meir Haltovsky

Rochel Burstyn

A few months ago, JR. ran a View It! column that contained tips from Mishpacha’s photographer, Meir Haltovsky, who also chose the winners of the photo contest. We take this opportunity to thank Meir for sharing his expertise and for allowing us a peek into his work as a photographer.



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We Want to Stay Jews
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