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Just Desserts

Rochel Grunewald

He’s done his job. Given her the food, though he can’t seem to shut off the annoying little calculator in his brain that’s calculated the total to be $13.50, the stuff that he works his hands off for


Living with Plan B

Ahava Ehrenpreis

Just 12 hours before flight time, my doctor put down his otoscope and calmly informed me I wasn’t going anywhere for at least two weeks


Freefall: Chapter 23

Miriam Zakon

With Lu killed and Harry gravely wounded, Moe dreams of combat and revenge — and transferring to the paratroopers to actively fight the enemy


Learning Curve: Chapter 16

Gila Arnold

While preparing for the event with Senator Pearl, Aviva hurts Zevi’s feelings. She then overcomes her instinct and compliments Yael. Zevi messes up insurance claims


Lifetakes: The Shofar's Call

Faigy Schonfeld

Why can’t I feel a little more... more something? It’s not like I don’t care. It’s Rosh Hashanah, for goodness sake!

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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without