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Snap the Alphabet

B. Deer

Can you find the ABCs in nature? Welcome to the world of Alphabet Photography, or Letter Art

 

Yosef Chaim: Troubled Waters

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“There’s no point in behaving like that, Yosef Chaim,” he told me firmly. “Nachum and Natan are coming and so are you, end of the story. Now get your bag and get in the van”

 

Jr. Tales: Saved by a Toad

Rhona Lewis

Fly?! To where?! Uri dropped the shoebox. He shoved open the kitchen door. “Who’s m-m-moving?” he yelled

 

ABCs of School

Bracha Rosman

Going back to school? It’s as easy as ABC!

 

Super Avi: Episode 2

Ruchama Schnaidman

“I have a lot of things to tell kids about school, and I started writing some of my thoughts down,” Avi tells me

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 46

Tovy Mann

Benny and Tzipi try to go about their lives while keeping the secret that Mommy works for Israel’s Mossad, and is in a Tehran prison

 

Social Skills 101

Elky Pascal

She’s nice, she’s sweet, and she’s friendly… but she’s also socially off. How can I relate to her and what can I do to help her? (And what if “she” is me?!)

 

I Promise You

Yael Mermelstein

Aunt Leora just asked me to write up Safta’s life story. Safta’s a Holocaust survivor. Why would I tear open all of her wounds?

 

A Crash Lesson

Elky Pascal

I tried to sound casual; as though I’d been driving around town for years. “Hey, Mom, where do you keep the car keys again?”

 

Speak Up: School Uniforms?

Tzipi Caton

Do you feel that students should have the freedom to choose what they wear, or are uniforms a great idea?

 

Kitchen Therapy

Malka Katzman

Nostalgia tickled my brain, as memories of studying around a plate of oatmeal cinnamon cookies assaulted me. Suddenly, my hands were doing their own thing and I was pulling down the oats and cinnamon from the shelf

 

Ninth-Grade Nonsense

Malka Hillelsohn

Why do teenagers sometimes take the complicated route when the straight path is so much easier?

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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