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Chapter Two Shidduchim

Sheila Segal

Dating after a divorce comes with a lot of big questions: Above all, how can you ensure you won’t make the same mistake again?

 

Shades of Spirit

Leah Gebber

How can you express, in concrete media, the longing of a soul for its Creator? This is the question that occupies artist Orit Martin

 

Family Diary: Change of Heart: Chapter 4

Leora Hammer

“I feel pretty good,” I lied. “I’m just getting a headache.” A headache was nothing, I hadn’t eaten, I was stressed, I don’t even know why I said it

 

Tempo: Locked Out

Zahava Goldstein

Perhaps they’ll think she got in through a window.… Perhaps they won’t notice she slept at home. Perhaps… they’ll think she picked the lock

 

Dreamscapes: Devorah Segal

Elisheva Appel

My parents were very gentle: “It’s great that you love it, but maybe you can find something else you love that has a practical application?”

 

Windows: A Friend with a Name

Adina Soclof

“Great, good, it’s fun.” I got sidetracked for a moment because he used three adjectives, almost a full sentence. I was shocked

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 31

Leah Gebber

The apples give him courage. He tucks them into a pocket on the inside of his cassock and grips the rope ladder with both hands

 

Facets: Chapter 22

Esther Kurtz

“I don’t know why being an artist means being flighty. You give artists a good name, that mother just abuses the stereotype”

 

Lifetakes: I Believe in Miracles

Zivia Reischer

Little boys at bedtime get happy endings. “And the president gave him one.” I was about to start the explanation when my phone buzzed



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