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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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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without