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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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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?