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Think inside the Box

Ruchama Schnaidman

If only summer could last all year. With apologies to all of you dreamers, I’m sorry but it can’t. The good news is that learning doesn’t have to come along with moans and groans. You can actually have loads of fun as you learn.

 

Blasting into the School Year

Rachel Stein

“How do summer months pass so fast when each day of school takes forever?” Chavie greeted Shiri when she settled into their car on the first day of school. The two families carpooled together, with Chavie’s mother driving in the morning and Shiri’s doing the afternoon shift. “When you figure out the answer, you’ll probably get a medal for uncovering one of life’s biggest mysteries,” Shiri retorted with a long sigh.

 

Online School

Rhona Lewis

These kids are students at the Jewish School on Computer. This special school was set up five years ago to offer a Jewish education to children who don’t have a Jewish day school nearby. Kids learn here from five years old until high school.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
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Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
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Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you