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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



MM217
 
Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?