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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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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”
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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!”
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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