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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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At Our Doorstep
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In Israel, intermarriage still has some shock value
The Wrong Conversation
Yonoson Rosenblum How can we reattach Jews to the Jewish story?
Heart on Your Sleeve
Eytan Kobre Being pro-phylactery can be downright prophylactic
The Silver Lining
Alexandra Fleksher Who is brave enough to buck the dangerous trends?
Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin For some concepts, Yidden have the best words
10 Questions for Avi Kehat
Rachel Bachrach The Chesed Fund, for desperate people who need a fortune
On Speaking Terms
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He learned firsthand, “What goes around comes around”
Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
Riki Goldstein Travel can be challenging for musicians and bands
Know It All
Faigy Peritzman The wiser I get, the more I realize how little I know
No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land