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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
 
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