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A Gift for Giving

Tali Gross

These people are part of some very special organizations that work hard to bring smiles to those going through a hard time

 

Madame Chamberlaine: The Pinky Quints

Tzipie Wolner

Sitting on the couch were five girls. Each had black hair and a pink hairband with a huge pink flower on the left side

 

Jr. Tales: Follow Which Leader?

A true story, as told to Avigail Rabinowitz

Hope shattered in many bits all around my scuffed Nikes. I was going to be the only guy going. I knew it!

 

Crisscross: Chapter 2

Tovy Mann

I’m in shock at the idea of being friends with Shimmy Gutman. He’s the class bully, and I keep as far from him as I can

 

Teen Fiction: Capture the Moment

Malky Cope

I consoled myself in knowing that long after the trip was over, I’d have the wonderful memories to savor in the form of my photos

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 30

Zivia Reischer

Who would have thought Leeba would ask for me, want me? But why, why, did it have to take an accident to come to this?



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”