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In Search of an Orphan Cure

Esther Ilana Rabi

When Megan Crowley and her brother were diagnosed with an orphan disease, and their parents told they’d die within months, their father refused to accept the diagnosis

 

Turning Tides: Picture Imperfect

As told to Leah Gebber

In every picture, she had draped one arm over someone’s shoulder. The sleeve had slipped, exposing her elbow — and her tattoo

 

Tempo: Journeys

Miriam Dansky

Sara thought that Yaakov had become akin to the Shabbos lights in their dramatic shadow: zachor, yizkor, a quiet act of remembering, a lingering glow

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 7

Leah Gebber

Ramon’s heart beats as if there is something he is about to encounter in that old forgotten room, something more than writings of a despised nation

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 55

Gila Arnold

Flying tomorrow. Of course. How silly of her to imagine people like the Goldfeders made Pesach. Indeed, a minute later, a china platter of very chometzdig biscotti appeared

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 14

Shoshana Schwartz

“There are situations in which a person’s participation is entirely against his will. The responsibility does not lie in her actions, but rather with what happens afterward”

 

Lifetakes: Cornflakes

Bracha Stein

“I eat cornflakes that come in a box,” he explained, visibly trying to control his exasperation. “These came in a bag. So I can’t eat them”

 

Clear The Clutter from A to Z

Yael Wiesner

If you’re ready to create more space and efficiency in your home, here’s your ditch list, from A to Z



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world