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Old School, New School

Ahuvah Sofer

No, this isn’t science fiction; it might be what your classroom looks like just a few years down the road

 

Jolly Solly: That’s Old School

R. Atkins

The old man put down his watering can and stared at the sulky pair. “Ha! You all have it easy at school. Not like when I was a boy.”

 

Claim to Fame: The Art of Building a Book

C. B. Lieber

Stories for children? Well, yes, but they also contain deep messages for teenagers and even adults. Meet Genendel Krohn, talented author, mother, and teacher

 

A Light in the Dark

Rachel Stein

“If this was the best you could do, we would be satisfied. But you’re not even trying. And that’s not acceptable”

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 47

Tovy Mann

Lacking proof that the children’s mother is an Israeli intelligence agent, the Iranians release Yehudit Neiman from prison — but send someone to follow

 

From Her Mouth to My Ears

Daliya Shapiro

My brain finally registered that Layla was typing to the girl and the girl was talking back. And they were talking about me

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 38

Zivia Reischer

Now that Sheva has finally earned enough for Adina’s Shabbaton fee, she doesn’t know what to do with the money



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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