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Claim to Fame: Shifra Glick

C. B. Lieber

They make us grin, chuckle, and chortle. They’re the famous Shikufitzky characters, of course! How does their creator Shifra Glick do it each week?

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 38

Bracha Rosman

Jacob shook beneath the tarp, sweating in the freezing weather. It took nearly the rest of the ride to the Renards for Jacob to regain his composure

 

Embarrassed

Malky Cope

I mean, seriously! Of all the girls in the world available to him, why did he have to pick her?

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 15

Rivka Streicher

Four pairs of eyes travel to the cuckoo clock. The gold cuckoo chooses the moment to emerge, four shrill times. Four o’clock

 

The Man on the Street

B. Deer

There are currently 4.12 million miles of road in the US, and all those roads need to be maintained. Who keeps our roads safe?

 

Jolly Solly: Gotta Get Away

R. Atkins

Mr. Krankowitz was kitted out in earplugs, face mask, and sunglasses, looking like some kind of strange creature from outer space

 

Jr. Tales: Up, Up, and Awake

Bracha Spice

“Please be seated,” Mom said, her voice firm. “I’ve been thinking about our morning routine, and I decided that it’s time to implement some changes”



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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
Bring Back the Wonder
Yisroel Besser Look around and say, “Ribbono shel Olam, wow!”
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”