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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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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
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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...
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
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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