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Mom with a Mission

Barbara Bensoussan

Frum housewife-turned-activist Linda Sadacka and her band of “Moms on a Mitzvah” won’t rest until they do all they can to help fellow Jews

 

A Home for Netanel

Chaya Yankelowitz

Netanel’s mother was pale and drawn. Elinor watched as she wiped a stray tear, gathered her bag, and walked out of the ward, leaving her baby behind

 

Sacrifice

Rayzel Reich

This was a viper, slowly slithering, evil, horror, mouth suddenly gaping, fangs exposed. The mouth of hell. The human mind found it hard to grasp

 

Dreams in the Attic

Miriam Maggid

I tried to cry as silently as possible — I’m good at it. My grandmother turned to me and whispered: “We don’t get to choose”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 9

Leah Gebber

“The way you talk, always talk, quoting scholars to Papa, and Papa quotes back to you. And all I must do is sit here, impoverished of knowledge”

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 57

Gila Arnold

Hoping the peal hadn’t woken her children, she ran to the door. Standing on her doorstep were the last two people Yael would have expected to see

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 16

Shoshana Schwartz

Was I ready for this? Could I combine what I’d learned at the ranch with everything I’d learned about addiction and recovery?

 

Lifetakes: Mourning in Monticello

Michal Eisikowitz

Erev Tishah B’Av. We were two (mostly nice, mostly good) Bais Yaakov girls seeking the answer to a critical question: Could we still brush our teeth????



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world