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Icy Attractions

Rochel Burstyn

Ice is just frozen water, right? But for truly creative people, ice is another medium for art! How did ice sculpting start?

 

What Is Ice?

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Ice is what we put in drinks to cool them down and what we slip over on winter mornings. True, but there’s a lot more to know about ice …

 

Best Friends Forever: A Different Dinner

Sara Miriam Gross

“It’s that time of year again,” Mrs. Bernstein said as she perused the weekly newspaper. “The winter?” Chavi asked as she picked the mushrooms out of her vegetable soup. “Fundraising tea party, luncheon, dinner, and Chinese auction season,” her mother answered. “After the summer and the Yamim Tovim, people start collecting tzedakah to keep the schools and organizations running all year long.”



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
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Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told