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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?



 
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