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So Far and Yet So Near

B. Deer

Space is huge — full of planets, stars, galaxies, meteors, moons, cosmos, and more. Imagine seeing all that up close through a telescope!

 

Madame Chamberlaine: The Telescope Truce

Tzipie Wolner

I wanted to hide, I was so ashamed. Why did I keep fighting with Shuly? Really, there was no reason. She just bothered me sometimes, but really, I still liked her. And now this!

 

Jr. Tales: Stardust

Leeba Lichtman

My nose was tickling outside the door, but I held back the sneeze; I had to hear this. They were talking about me

 

Super Avi: Episode 5

Ruchama Schnaidman

They wanted me to have enough soda to drink to my heart’s content, and actually had a soda machine installed in my house

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 58

Tovy Mann

“Okay, I give up. What’s it supposed to be?” Yehudit finally asked, staring at the strange contraption Zagreb had put together from the crate’s contents

 

Priceless Presents

Chavi Brody

“Clothing?! I’ve been wearing this outfit so often, the design is getting all rubbed out! And look, it barely fits!”

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 49

Zivia Reischer

Sheva struggled valiantly to disguise the tears in her throat. “She should have been more careful,” she repeated. “She’s a teacher!”

 

From Gags to Riches

Rochel Burstyn

“Seriously? Someone paid money for that?!” Some of these crazy inventions were popular for just a short time, but some are household names to this day



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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