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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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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?”