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Around the Globe – England

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Strap up – all ready to go? Today we’re going to a little country only the size of New York State, which once ruled half the globe – England.

 

FYI – Roses

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Everyone loves roses. Apart from being the national flower of England, it seems that Americans like them too. The first US president George Washington bred roses in his home, and in 1986 President Ronald Reagan passed a law that the rose was now the official national flower of the US. It’s also the state flower of Georgia, Iowa, New York, North Dakota, and the District of Columbia.

 

Overview of the Month: Shvat

Rochel Gross

Shvat is the eleventh month of the year, counting from Nisan. The Yidden brought the name “Shvat” with them from Bavel.

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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?”