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Mindfulness: Disconnect to Connect

Ahuva Sofer

Imagine a world without computers. Without cell phones and social media. Does that sound deliciously wonderful or woefully awful?

 

Incredible Ways

Henya Rochel Weingarten

Isn’t it incredible the way things work out sometimes? I keep pinching myself to make sure it’s real…

 

DMCs: Tatty’s Girl

As told to Leah Greenburg

I was on my best, most helpful behavior around Sarah, but I could feel with a certainty that Sarah didn’t like me from Day One

 

The Hazards and Hilarity of Teenhood: When My Married Sister Moved In

Malka Hillelsohn

Sometimes, even when you can’t change things, there are ways to help you cope with what you can’t change without feeling all that yuckiness inside of you

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 48

Zivia Reischer

Sheva cast around for something to do. Surely there were lots of things she could do on this unexpected day off!

 

Jolly Solly: Pajama Party

R. Atkins

Fishel and Faivish’s mother had bought a special alarm clock with a ring that got louder the longer it went on, but even that didn’t help!

 

Jr. Tales: Idea Man

Rivka Small

Suddenly, Yitzy realized that the voice that had said “Enter” belonged to Uri’s grandfather. By then, it was too late to turn around

 

History Highlights: Olden-Day Pressburg, Modern Bratislava

Rabbi Meir Goldberg

In History Highlights this week, we take you to the city of Bratislava, once called Pressburg, in the country of Slovakia

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 57

Tovy Mann

Zagreb rescues Yehudit, but they run out of gas in the desert. An Iraqi missile attack on Shabbos sends the Neimans into their sealed room

 

Mesila Part 7: Your First Steps Into the “Real World”

Ahuva Sofer

Teens and employers let you in on the necessary skills and tricks of the trade

 

The Power of the Pen

Suri Munk

Have you ever dreamed of getting published? Is it even feasible for teenaged writers to get published? With enough perseverance, the answer is yes! But how?

 

Considering the Future: Occupational Therapy

Elky Pascal

I decided to be a pediatric OT because if you help kids at a young age, their problems don’t have a chance to grow bigger



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you