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Voice of Faith

Riki Goldstein

When the disease continued to progress, Rav Segal pronounced: “Your avodah now is to be mekabel b’ahavah.” His words became the Wagschal credo

 

At Home on the Road

C. Rosenberg

Shachne Arye and Naomi Rowner took their family of nine over nine state lines, through national parks, discovering Jewish communities on an unforgettable RV escapade

 

Aim for the Stars

Bracha Stein

A wiry girl in front spoke up. “We’re not even leaving the Tristate area? You said we were going cross-country!”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 6

Leah Gebber

“Hush. Hush, Aster. Look what I found.” Papa reaches under the map that he is working on and pulls out an old piece of paper

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 54

Gila Arnold

“You’ve always been Superwoman. You did everything yourself, and did it much better than I ever could. There was nothing you needed, nothing I could give you…”

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 13

Shoshana Schwartz

“Is anyone willing to share how they deal with difficult emotions? Or maybe I should say, to not deal with difficult emotions?” The silence grew loud

 

Lifetakes: Broken, Happy Families

Chedva Neuman

Ruchie’s parents are divorced. Her family consists of stepbrothers and half-sisters. She jokes how her family resembles the patriarchs: four mothers (almost) and three fathers



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance