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Shabbos on the Farmyard

Rochel Gross

Many Yidden, especially in Eretz Yisrael, work in places that cannot close down on Shabbos. How about farms? Cows need to be fed and milked daily. Is there a way to work on Shabbos without desecrating this holy day? I spoke to a farmer and the director of the Institute for Science and Halachah.

 

It Happened to Me: Stitches on Erev Shabbos

Rhona Lewis

I think the surgeon was pushed there by the Tehillim that my siblings were saying at home. They told me later that everyone who hadn’t been busy with Shabbos chores had sat on the couch davening.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without