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Pinny Visits Moscow

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

All strapped in and ready to go? This time we have a long trip. We're visiting the largest country in the world - it covers a seventh of the earth’s land ... Russia.

 

Hello! Meet Yosef Yitzchak Lifshitz, 10, from Moscow

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

I was born in Israel, and my saba and savta and all my aunts and uncles live there, so we fly back there every year to visit them. But when I was three, my abba was sent to Moscow to be the rav of the Chabad center in Schukino, a neighborhood in Moscow, so we all moved here.

 

Amazing You: Hair’s an Interesting Thing!

Tzivia E. Adler

Some people have straight hair, some people have curly hair. Some hair is dark, some is light. Some people think they have great hair, some don’t like their hair at all. David HaMelech’s son Avshalom had long, thick hair. When he cut it, he would donate its weight in gold for korbonos!



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”