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Book Smarts

C. Rosenberg

Why would someone write or publish a textbook? How long does it take? Do textbooks ever become obsolete?

 

That’s Old School

Miriam Bloch

We interviewed adults about their school memories and regrets, the things they wish they’d known, and what they’d do differently if they could go back to school

 

Jr. Tales: Conversation Piece

Rachel Stein

Yikes! Dovid felt the blood drain from his cheeks, and his breath came in short gasps. They’re talking about me in there!

 

Nonny Bear Finds a Friend

Yael Mermelstein

I made a mental note to yell at Benny later. None of his dumb advice was working. I’d never be able to make a good friend!

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 37

Bracha Rosman

Her grip tightened on Idy. “He’s here, Idy. Here.” She pulled Idy up and to the door, then yanked it open

 

Chocolate Bars, Puppies, and Paper Clips

Rochel Burstyn

The world’s wackiest school supplies



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What’s in a Name?
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
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
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...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
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