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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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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