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Libby Rubinstein

The same group of toddlers who had spent three weeks belting out the repertoire at home now sat squirming in silence on their mothers’ laps

 

Freefall: Chapter 29

Miriam Zakon

Moe ships out to England, after receiving a brachah from his father. Annie goes to work at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 5

Rachael Lavon

Gavi creates a project for the neighborhood’s at-risk boys. Laylee’s sister Sarah suddenly shows up unannounced after being kicked out of her parents’ house

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 22

Gila Arnold

Yael was richer than Suri could ever hope to be in a thousand lifetimes. And yet, for some reason, she did pity her.

 

Memories Snowy and Fuzzy

MAURINE WEINER

Though nearly half a century had gone by, I could still picture high school Suri on the other end of the line

 

Making It Work

Barbara Bensoussan

Car pool, shopping, housework, cooking, work, children, husband, family… How do successful frum women keep the balls in the air?

 

Forever the Giver

Riki Goldstein

Nurse turned smuggler. Resistance fighter and concentration camp survivor. Rose Gluck Warfman’s extraordinary life was spent doing everything in her ability to help her fellow Jew

 

Leftovers Make a Comeback

Libi Astaire

Once they were the hallmark of the savvy homemaker. Then they fell into disgrace. Today leftovers are back in culinary fashion

 

Whispers: Chapter 17

Shira Hart

I grabbed the folder and handed it to Rachel. “I’ve been doing some writing. Here’s some of my stuff. If you’re interested…”

 

Family Fiction: Birds of a Feather

Rivka Streicher

The swans clamor for the pieces of bread she pulls from the inside of a loaf. Who is this woman? What makes her do this?



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you