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Jolly Solly: Troubled Waters

R. Atkins

“Why don’t we build huts on our rafts? Then we could sail far away from civilization, and stay there as long as we liked”

 

Jr. Tales: Raking It In

Rachel Stein

I have to finish first! Nachi told himself. If I can get most of the neighborhood’s business, then I’ll earn the most money

 

Crisscross: Chapter 3

Tovy Mann

What could have happened to make her so frightened that she keeps hiding? What could be so terrible in such a short life?

 

The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“You must go now,” Rav Yehudah said, his voice calm and even. “There is a ferry that leaves in 20 minutes”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 31

Zivia Reischer

“That’s the thing,” I almost shout. “She’s not, or she wasn’t.… I’m the poor girl, if anything”

 

A Floating Future

Gitty Luria

Do you love water? You may be a prime candidate for sea steading — living on the sea in floating villages

 

Teen Fiction: A Win-Win

Rachelli Weinstein.

I just totally bared my soul, though it’s most definitely not considered cool to have DMCs with the gym teacher



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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?”