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Come Visit Penang Butterfly Farm

Rochel Burstyn

Hi, I’m Shuki, and this is my feathered-friend Tuki. Today we’re going somewhere exotic, and you’re invited to come along! We’re going to the Penang Butterfly Farm in Malaysia, in Southeast Asia. Bet you’ve never been here before! Come join us as we push open the double doors and enter the beautiful world of butterflies.

 

Junior Gardener: Grow A Garden on Your Windowsill!

Chava Dumas

Though not all of us are lucky enough to be blessed with a piece of land beside our home in which to grow our own plants, nearly everyone has a sunny slice of windowsill that can host a window box of colorful flowers or fresh, fragrant herbs and spices. Designing a windowsill garden is an uncomplicated project even for those who consider themselves “green thumb-less.”

 

All Kinds of Kids: Noisy Nachum

Yaffa Ganz

The neighbors called him Noisy Nachum. He was nice, but very noisy. He woke everyone up in the morning and kept them up late at night. He was even noisy on Shabbos when there was nothing to be noisy about! The neighbors didn’t know what to do. Nachum’s parents didn’t know what to do either. They always had a dreadful headache from all the racket.



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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?