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First Impressions at the Wall

C. B. Lieber

In the midst of the broiling summer heat, we have the long fast day of Shivah Asar B’Tammuz. Why are we mourning?

 

F is for Friendship: Tear Down the Walls

Ruchama Schnaidman

So, I love camp. Don’t roll your eyes. I know everyone loves camp — who wouldn’t? But I think I love camp more. Until this year.

 

Worst-Case Scenario

Rachel Stein

“Eretz Yisrael,” he said. “For a whole glorious month.” The boys lifted their eyebrows. That was pretty impressive, they all agreed.

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 40

Tovy Mann

Benny and Tzipi are able to spend Shabbos with their parents at the safe house, but their mother must return to Iran.

 

Making Ends Meet

Esther Gilbert

“Don’t shoot the messenger,” she shrugged. “I have no idea what Mrs. Hersch wants you for.”

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 31

Zivia Reischer

Adina… private, reserved Adina, with all her sense of personal dignity, had felt humiliated and violated at the thought of other people probing into her personal circumstances.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

My name is Esther. I’m 12 years old and I live in Edgware, London, England. I have something called autism.



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without