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Yeshiva 101

On the first day of being in the Ohr Somayach yeshiva, it was one of the six annual fast days that traditional Jews observe – thus, one of the rabbis humorously referred to our dinner as our breakfast. This was after an eight hour plane ride during which time we partook in the morning services in the rear of the plane, a long wait in the passport / visa registration area, and a fairly long (yet inexpensive) cab ride.

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A New Year Unlike Any Other

On January 1, 2002 I will be in the old part of Jerusalem, in the lovely land of Israel. This is just one of quite a few ways in which this will be a verily New year for me.

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Sensible or Senseless?: Education in the United States

by María L. Trigos-Gilbert

To teach is to show and to give the necessary tools to a certain group of people like in an elementary, in a high school, or at a college level. Through the years most of us look at education as if teachers get prepared to give daily sermons to their students. Education goes beyond any given educational instructions.

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