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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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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”