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Life by the Book

C. B. Lieber

Mrs. Esther Tendler, who was nifteres last month, left her mark on thousands of people, yet never considered herself unusual or special

 

My Son, the Bully

Elisheva Appel

Bullying should never be tolerated, we hear again and again. But what do you do when the bully is your child?

 

Change of Heart: Chapter 3

Leora Hammer

I sucked in another breath, somehow I walked to the car. By the time we got to the hospital I could no longer walk

 

Tempo Story: Bitter Pill

Henny Salzman

I gained a new respect for my clients who call in to request a session, and then come in to my office, week after week

 

Windows: Let’s Clash

Naomi Raksin

She smiles and jumps away, feet encased in pink Converse sneakers that arrived in their Amazon box just yesterday. They are also a full size too large

 

Musings: Links and Kinks

Lea Weiss

Yudit’s face seemed so familiar. Where do I know that face from? The thought crossed my mind, and the answer looked down at me from the silver-framed photo

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 30

Leah Gebber

How can someone so poor that he must beg, be able to afford a book? Unless he has stolen it. Unless he is a thief

 

Facets: Chapter 21

Esther Kurtz

Daniel appeared quickly, looking a bit bewildered. I realized then this was the first phone call he’s gotten since we moved

 

Lifetakes: Cuckoo

As told to Rachel Mosbacher

But the best was yet to come. Deep down, at the very bottom of the treasure trove, was something I did not even know existed



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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