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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.”



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
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
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
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
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
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
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
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