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Day of Days

C. Rosenberg

Yom Kippur, a day of hushed whispers, heartfelt prayers, and awed feeling — if you spend Yom Kippur in shul, that is. What if you don’t?

 

Succos Blues

Daliya Shapiro

I could never fathom how my siblings were always laughing and singing and so happy when everything around them was so miserable

 

Jolly Solly: A Sorry Pair

R. Atkins

As far as asking forgiveness was concerned, Fishel and Faivish — conveniently forgetting all their shenanigans — couldn’t think of anyone in particular they had wronged

 

Up Close: Whales

Yisrael Rutman

Whales have fascinated us for centuries. A blowhole for a nose, a giant strainer for teeth, eyes miles apart. Let’s take a closer look

 

Jr. Tales: A Yom Kippur Vision

Leeba Leichtman

I stood, wavering, as I glanced back at the pair of round, metal-rimmed glasses. Someone was missing his glasses and would have a lot of trouble following the davening today… But then Daddy pulled the brass handle and turned toward me with a questioning look

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 51

Tovy Mann

“It’s uncanny. Every single time we get a tip, the guards move her to another cell in a different wing”

 

Silver & Gold: Chapter 42

Zivia Reischer

What had she done to Sheva? Sheva, who pursued her when no one else bothered, who stuck with her even when she didn’t deserve it



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Blame It on Amnesia
Rabbi Moshe Grylak He has no past, and therefore no future
Jogging the Memory
Yonoson Rosenblum Summoning up the past is not always so easy
Endless Summer
Eytan Kobre Time is the implacable foe of us all
Three Orphans and Two Afikomens
Dr. Meir Wikler Here is how children spell the word “love”: t-i-m-e
All for a Good Cause: The Conversation Continues
Mishpacha Contributors Readers weigh in on “All for a Good Cause”
No Question Too Small, No Problem Too Big
Eliezer Shulman In tribute to Rav Sraya Deblitzky ztz”l
Under the Chuppah
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Of course, I never mentioned my dream to anyone
It's Not My Wife
Jacob L. Freedman Anxiety was present in the room, but not in the patient
One Day, the Nations Will Know
Riki Goldstein The Skulener Rebbe’s message was hidden in the song
Far-Reaching Consequences
Faigy Peritzman The impression each action makes is never erased
Frustration Tolerance
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Keep calm when dealing with someone who can’t
Mistakes and Mysteries
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tears are the avodah of Tishah B’Av
The Detective: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer I thought he was misbehaving; he was suffering
Dear Neighbor
Anonymous Stop to ask yourself if they’re heartless or heartbroken