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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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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