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Kinnos: Cry, Contemplate, and Console

Surela

Tishah B’Av is a day of mourning — of happy mourning. Because our mourning shows we want Hashem, we miss Hashem, we’re connected to Hashem. And that is reason to rejoice. (Rav Shimshon Pincus ztz”l)

 

Jolly Solly: Peace Talks

R. Atkins

Fishel and Faivish were determined to stop fighting for the sake of Am Yisrael. Would they succeed?

 

Tishah B’Av Day Camp

Malka Katzman

We’re back for another year with a stimulating Tishah B’Av day camp schedule

 

The Bear Family: One Stone at a Time

Yael Mermelstein

Going to sleepaway camp when you’re a kid in a wheelchair is complicated

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 43

Tovy Mann

In Tehran, one of the Mossad operatives has been arrested by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards

 

A Cry of Life

Genendel Krohn

“Genendel,” she said, in a voice filled with emotion, “can you believe that this Shabbos is my baby’s bar mitzvah?”

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 34

Zivia Reischer

Sheva doesn’t need the money from her job anymore, but she keeps going, because without friends she has nothing else to occupy herself with



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With All Due Respect
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The honor of every human being
What We Lost
Yonoson Rosenblum A long view, a larger perspective
Reprobate Return
Eytan Kobre Loyalty to the true and the morally upright
My Own Gentle Giant
Jacob L. Freedman Finn smirked. “Do whatever you want, Dr. Israel”
Individually United
Faigy Peritzman Two contradictions classify the Korban Pesach as a chok
Hearing Problems
Sarah Chana Radcliffe In fight mode, you may hear attacks never said
An Equal Focus
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Remaining true to our most authentic feminine selves
The Marketer, Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “I’m late, my work is late, I come to meetings late”
Dear Neighbor and Friend
Words Unspoken I know you’ve been given challenging kids