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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?



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance