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Let’s Celebrate 600!

C.B. Lieber

Wow, can you believe how long we’ve been at it? Six hundred issues of fun, features, stories, and ideas… Let’s celebrate 600 by talking to a few of our favorite authors, meeting some behind-the-scenes people, and hearing from our readers, far and wide!

 

Oops! Detour Ahead

Rachel Stein

Esther looked up from the magazine while her mind spun with possibilities. From the moment she’d learned how to string words together to form sentences, writing had become her best friend. How she’d love to win this contest! So, think Esther, think! she urged herself.

 

Marvel of the Month

Yaakov Lubin

Marvel of the Month: Spectacular Seeds Can you imagine a world without fruits? No mouthwatering melons, amazing apples, delicious dates or — unthinkable! — chocolate. How do fruit trees grow?



MM217
 
A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”