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Tunnel Vision

Yisrael Rutman

If your train can’t go over or around a mountain, it needs to go through it. The long and short of tunnels

 

My Hero

Henya Rochel Weingarten

As the only girl from my eighth-grade class attending Bais Bracha High School, I was having a rough time finding my place

 

The Bear Family: Ahuva Bear Brings Home a Friend

Yael Mermelstein

“It’s important to me that I get to meet your friends and I’d like you to invite her over this week,” Ima told Ahuva

 

Growing Pains

Rachel Stein

“The building is beautiful,” my mother said. “But what do you think of getting your friends together to make a garden out front?”

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 56

Tovy Mann

Yehudit Neiman discovers that Zagreb the Israeli agent and Yakub Farangis, her interrogator in Evin prison, are identical twins

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 47

Zivia Reischer

Uncle Ari agrees to try to help Sheva get accepted to seminary on condition that Adina try to make amends with Sheva



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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