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Getting Places Speedily

B. Deer

Remember when people actually got lost when they were driving places? Those were the days before the invention of the handy little GPS

 

City of David

Rabbi Meir Goldberg

As we approach the saddest time of the year, Shivah Asar B’Tammuz, the Three Weeks, and Tishah B’Av, we visit Yerushalayim’s Old City

 

Jr. Tales: Recalculating

Rachel Stein

“The GPS is taking us in circles,” Tatty says. “We’ve circled this road three times and it keeps leading us to a dead end”

 

Perfect Planning

R. Atkins

Hashem takes care of the minutest details of our lives, with precision and caring (something no GPS can match!). Real-life stories of Hashem’s loving guidance

 

Madame Loses Her Way

Tzipie Wolner

Hot and sweaty under the baking sun, we finally reached a little wooden hut. Madame rapped on the flimsy door and the whole door collapsed!

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 28

Bracha Rosman

Idy didn’t ask any questions. She grabbed Lulu, and the pink blanket fell to the floor. Too rushed, Idy left it there and followed the woman

 

Enjoy Your Stay

Rochel Burstyn

Whoo-hoo, it’s summer! We’re heading off on a much-needed break. Where are you heading? If you’re looking for ideas, you’ve come to the right place

 

Letters to Camp

Teen Pages Contributors

TP asked some of our favorite writers and contributors: What would you write if you had to send a letter to your younger self in camp?

 

DBTalk: Module 1 — Mindfulness

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine, LPC, ACT

The goal of DBT is to remain in Wise Mind as much as possible; mindfulness allows us to evaluate our current state of mind and activate Wise Mind

 

Friendship: Can I Trust You?

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

While you might think trustworthiness and confidentiality are obvious and can be assumed, they’re actually quite precious and can be hard to find in a friendship

 

Backfired

Rachel Stein

The warm camaraderie dissipated, as if blown away by a frigid arctic blast. Warily, six sets of eyes narrowed, watching Mindy and Rena approach

 

DMCs: Back to Normal

As told to Leah Greenburg

Back in my day (“back” — that wasn’t even an intentional pun!), we had scoliosis screenings with professionals in school and even they didn’t catch it.

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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”