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Bearing Fruit

Stacey Battat in home office

When most of us hear the word “kiwi,” we picture a fuzzy, fleshy, sweet, slightly tart fruit (named, incidentally, for New Zealand’s national bird). Not so for Stacey and Eitan Battat of Woodbridge.

When, in 2005, the couple decided to …

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Staying Power

Rabbi Schneur Wilhelm outside the Joyce and Sol Happiness Hall at Woodmont-Chabad

During the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot, observed for eight days in September this year, it’s customary to erect a fragile temporary dwelling—a sukkah—for eating daily meals and even sleeping. Its structure is leafy and open to the sky, …

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