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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



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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