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Reaching the Clouds

Rochel Burstyn

Nowadays, even very down-to-earth people can have their “head in the clouds.” That’s because of the development over the past hundred years of skyscrapers, super-sized buildings that can reach over 100 stories!

 

Amazing You: “Shoulder”ing the Load

Tzivia Adler

Your shoulders work hard as you go through your day, reaching for food, lifting your books, and carrying your knapsack. When Bnei Yisrael moved from camp to camp in the midbar, Kohanim carried the keilim of the Mishkan on their shoulders.

 

Not For Sale: Chapter 2

Bracha Rosman

Previous chapter: Sruli walked down the unfamiliar block trying to see which house belonged to a Jew. He strained his eyes looking for mezuzahs. The house next-door to him didn’t have one. Neither did the next or the next.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”