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UPS

Rochel Burstyn

What’s 100 years old, has 90,000 cars, trucks, and motorcycles, and is brown all over? United Parcel Service, of course, better known as UPS! No matter where in the world you live, you’re sure to have seen the famous brown trucks that deliver over three and a half billion packages every year to over 200 countries! Let’s follow the journey of Bubby Adelsberg’s sugar cookies to her grandson Yaakov.

 

Hearing the Message

Sara Miriam Gross

Did you know that only a few years ago, people who were born deaf had only two modes of communication available to them: reading lips or sign language. But today, people who are born deaf can be given the gift of HEARING through the use of a wonderful technological device called the cochlear implant. Meet Miriam Parnes of Boro Park. She’ll tell us all about the ups and downs of life with computerized hearing.

 

FYI: Communicating—Without Words

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Most of us, most of the time, communicate by speaking. But there is so much more we communicate without even opening our mouths — and often without even realizing we are doing so. Let’s find out about non-verbal communication.



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Out of Character
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Got Grit?
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10 Questions for Yoni Fishkin
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Lucky Day
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Ghost of a Chance
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Giving All I Have
Riki Goldstein The song of unswerving faith
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Last-Minute Decisions
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Preparation Makes Perfect
Faigy Peritzman The more we prepare, the more we can receive kedushah
Not Wanted
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Lectures usually don’t inspire — they backfire
Constant Creation
Rabbi Menachem Nissel The keys to life are safely in Hashem’s Hands
The Gardener: Part IV
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