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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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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