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Have Papers, Will Travel

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Avraham Avinu left his hometown of Haran to travel to Egypt. He probably didn’t need a birth certificate, passport, or visa to travel then, but today, you won’t get very far without these vital documents.

 

Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

The airport was busy and there was a long line at passport control. A sole booth was manned by a grumpy-looking official who was checking passports, matching pictures to passport holders, and then eventually waving them through. The line moved at a snail’s pace.

 

Living with Challenges

Rochel Burstyn

Everyone has challenges in their lives at one point or another. Today we’re meeting kids who live with some difficult physical challenges, but still manage to go to school and enjoy life. Let’s meet them.

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Fallen Idols
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Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”