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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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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