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Posted on: May 2nd, 2014

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The following poem was written by Eden Malka, a student at the Yeshivah of Flatbush who will take part in the school’s Witness Theater in honor of Yom HaShoah.

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Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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One important factor in helping us laugh is not taking yourself too seriously.

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Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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Are we wealthy, are we paupers? Are we kings or are we slaves?

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Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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Should I make conversation with her? How should I start? A million questions zoomed through Leah’s mind until she finally said, “Shalom, do you speak English?” Leah questioned.

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Posted on: March 21st, 2014

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I walked into the trap he set, And there a terrible fate I met.

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Posted on: March 21st, 2014

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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the oldest recorded use of LOL was in the 1960s and it referred “little old lady.” LOL was first used for its official meaning in the 1980s.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

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Her faith she had to hide, To find out the king tried But no answer would ever come from His wife.

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Posted on: March 14th, 2014

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What made this apple decay and grow mold, This is a message for both young and old.

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Posted on: February 28th, 2014

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Never sacrifice the people who matter for anything of lesser importance...

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Posted on: February 14th, 2014

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When a child is trembling with fear, When guns command him to raise his hands in the air You know beyond a shadow of doubt The World Has Gone Upside Down.

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Posted on: January 31st, 2014

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Somewhere along the way, my own mantra got lost and fell to the wayside. Now, that certainty has been replaced by doubt. By comparing. By looking over my shoulder at others and seeing that they do more, they have more, they know more, they have more than me.

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Posted on: January 24th, 2014

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I stood there on the steps, rather stunned. I couldn’t believe he was serious; surely this was just a chocolate-obtaining-method of flattery. But I sure wasn’t taking a chance.

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Posted on: January 10th, 2014

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"Fear absolutely no one or nothing but G-d, and love every single Jew no matter who he/she is and no matter what he/she is doing.”

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Posted on: January 6th, 2014

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The voyage is going peacefully A salty tang in the air, But when the storm decides to strike The sailors are unprepared.

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Posted on: December 27th, 2013

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My sister went to take a shower. I really didn’t appreciate being alone. As I waited for my turn to shower, I suddenly heard voices coming from my parents' bedroom, down the dark hallway.

 

Posted on: December 27th, 2013

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Every child wants to "fit in," and not be the “uncool kid." This is why teenagers steal, from a high-end store or a schoolmate. Some kids even get bullied for their appearance. So they just make believe they are too sick and not have to suffer what they call “torture."

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Posted on: December 20th, 2013

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The wind whistled outside my house, as the lights flickered but thankfully didn’t turn completely off. Being in this situation reminded me of the terrible week and a half in late October when my family and community lost all electrical power due to Superstorm Sandy.

 

Posted on: December 20th, 2013

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“Nechama Gitty Shapiro is leaving,” said the secretary, poking her head into the classroom. My classmates all turned towards me and whispered, “Where are you going?”

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Posted on: December 13th, 2013

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I look into the flickering flames of the Shabbos candles and I am thankful for the warmth and light that emanates from them and illuminates our home.

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Posted on: December 6th, 2013

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Today is day six without a phone. Besides for feeling slightly isolated, it’s not too bad. I’ve been doing things that I know I would not be doing if my phone was sitting next to me, shiny screen beckoning.

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