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Heads Up

Yisrael Rutman

Rosh Hashanah is the head of the year because it is the single most important day of the entire year

 

Jolly Solly: All That Glitters

R. Atkins

“What’s this?” muttered Leah to herself, bending down and picking it up. “Oh! It’s a Rosh Hashanah card. It looks like Miriam’s. How sweet”

 

Uman, Uman, Rosh Hashanah

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Before he passed away, Rebbe Nachman made a promise — that he would pray in Shamayim for anyone who came to pray beside his kever at Rosh Hashanah

 

The Bear Family: Nonny and Benny Go Apple Picking

Yael Mermelstein

Hello, do you know how high trees are? How am I supposed to reach apples? Last I checked, climbing trees wasn’t my most successful sport

 

Jr. Tales: Heads Up!

Rachel Stein

That night, while Tatty was at Maariv and Mommy was upstairs putting the baby to sleep, Sorale and Binyamin crept into the kitchen to investigate

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 40

Bracha Rosman

Mrs. Sommer’s lowered her voice. “Idy, you and Lulu aren’t safe here. Those men may return”

 

Teen Fiction: Unstuck

Efrat Singer

“She needed a makeover desperately,” Liora said shortly. Her face clouded over. “Now if only my insides would match her outsides”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 17

Rivka Streicher

Shiri’s voice — what she said this afternoon — cogitates in my mind: You think you’re better than us



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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