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The Fun and Fad of Fidget Spinners

Rochel Burstyn

Kids and adults around the world are enchanted by fidget spinners. Where do they come from? And how do fads spread so quickly from classroom to classroom, from school to school, across countries and continents?

 

Jr. Tales: The Mystery Counselor

Y. Bromberg

Summer camp was the only thought that had given me the strength to survive hours upon hours of boring math class the whole year. Would I be able to go?

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 25

Bracha Rosman

The kidnapper grabbed Mr. Renard by the front of his shirt. “I don’t care about your jacket or the blanket. I need that kid”

 

Victory Lap

Rachel Stein

INTRO This year I need to do something to take myself out of the shadows. I want to be someone, to do something valuable that will earn some recognition. If only I could win that award…

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 2

Rivka Streicher

“Naomi, I’d never look at your journal. Never. I wouldn’t want anyone to do that to me. But this is different”



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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