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Fasten Your Seatbelt

Yisrael Rutman

All the technology in the world can’t seem to make life perfectly safe. Can anything be done to prevent at least some accidents? Yes and no…

 

Intersection of Kindness and Warmth

Simi Besser

Sunday mornings in Montreal see a cheerful, bearded crossing guard singing parshah rhymes, and bringing smiles to children and adults alike

 

The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 3

Y. Bromberg

“Stop!” A shout pierced through the air, shattering the peaceful silence. “There’s an ambush at the bottom! Go back!”

 

Jolly Solly: Full Stop

R. Atkins

The next Monday morning, a strange sight greeted the schoolchildren. There were two crossing guards at the crosswalk instead of one, looking virtually identical

 

F Is for Friendship: Best Friend Ever

Ruchama Schnaidman

“Yeah,” I said and my fingers started twisting the way they usually do when I’m surrounded by the most popular girls in my class

 

Crisscross: Chapter 5

Tovy Mann

I turn toward the door to see if the Arabs are still waiting there. I see only Shimmy Gutman lolling by the coat rack



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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