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Bowling for Breakfast

Bracha Rosman

Cereal seems to be one of the most popular breakfast foods everywhere. But guess what? Cereal wasn’t always what kids reached for in the morning. What was life like before Cocoa Puffs?

 

Jolly Solly’s Box Score

R. Atkins

Mrs. Morris was not pleased. Five new cornflakes boxes had been opened, all at the same time. And the old box was still half full!

 

Happy Birthday, Ahuva and Roni Bear!

Yael Mermelstein

My birthday is 7 Tammuz. Guess when Roni’s birthday is? Also 7 Tammuz! Ima says that Roni was my birthday present when I turned three.

 

Claim to Fame: Rebound Power

C.B. Lieber

Looking for a fun new way to jump and dance? Tired of the standard aerobics routine? Mrs. Faigy Wasserman has the solution for you.

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 39

Tovy Mann

The children are on their way to spend Shabbos with their parents at a mystery location, unaware their mother will soon be leaving them again.

 

Jr. Tales: Midnight Hunting

Y. Bromberg

Thunder could be heard in the distance. A storm was coming. “I hate when it rains during the summer!” Dassy complained to her brother Dovi.

 

Music to My Soul

True story by Tsirel Pacht

When I try to sing with other people, a little technicality called the “key” gets in the way, and it just doesn’t sound right

 

DMCs: Roll of the Dice

As told to Ariella Brown

The thing is that it’s not my problem anyhow; it’s my father’s problem. By default, though, it’s a problem for everyone around him, but if he doesn’t think it’s a problem, then it’s never going to change, because a person can only change if they really want to. And he says he doesn’t have a problem. So that’s the end of that.

 

Teen Voices on Money Matters: Part 4

Ahuvah Sofer with the Mesila Staff

We live in a close-knit society and are usually happy to lend cash to one another if need be. It’s all fine and good, but are we always displaying healthy boundaries and a strong sense of responsibility? When can things get patchy, or downright wrong? Teens share their experiences with borrowing and lending.

 

Getting to Know Me

Summer is a time for plenty of social opportunities. But what do you do if you don’t fit into this picture? Teens write in to TeenPages about “fitting in.”

 

Meet Sara K., an Out-of-the-Box Bais Yaakov Girl

Ruchama Schnaidman

She told me that living in Moscow for a year was going to be absolutely nothing like camp, and that I should expect it to be a lot of work, without the excitement of camp to go with it.

 

Teen Fiction: All That Matters

Chana Yanofsky

Sometimes, Henny admitted, it was the little people who were in the right place at the right time, innocently absorbing the most important information.

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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