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Reaching High

Esther Teichtal

Reaching only the average adult’s waist, P’dut Rotnemer’s take on the world is fresh and different. And she’s teaching others to reach high as well

 

Make a Splash!

Mati Swimer

Want to give your kids a fun-filled afternoon while keeping them cool? Try one — or all three — of these wet ’n wonderful activities

 

Summer Fiction Fest

Mishpacha Contributors

Three original fiction stories

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 17

Shoshana Schwartz

Retorno isn’t your typical tourist attraction, but Norman and Jacqueline weren’t your typical tourists. They were Canadian probation officers, in Israel on a mission

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 10

Leah Gebber

Without a beginning, without answers, he is free to search, to become, to follow the far reaches of his mind and sail far, far away from home

 

Facets: Chapter 1

Esther Kurtz

“Fine, fine,” I said. I wasn’t going to lie and say, “Splendid, glorious,” because I’m a terrible liar. But that response should be good enough

 

Lifetakes: Clinging

Elana Rothberg

That knowledge, that fear, is paralyzing, and is buried so deep I don’t often let myself stare it in the face



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without