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The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

Rav Eliezer gasped as a member of the community stumbled out of the inky darkness and landed at his feet

 

Crisscross: Chapter 6

Tovy Mann

I unintentionally witness a completely different expression. For a fraction of a second, Shimmy’s face is a picture of terror

 

Super Avi: Episode 13

Ruchama Schnaidman and Avi Newhouse

“Don’t think that if you hear what I want through, you perfectly understand another person’s cancer story,” Avi says. “This is my story”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 34

Rivka Streicher

“When you’ve been in the same place for so long, it’s hard to change, even if you know it’s not the best place to be”

 

Wood You Believe These Trees

Sivi Sekula

Chewing gum owes its life to trees, as do loads of other everyday items you’d never have believed come from trees

 

Jr. Tales: Olives and Lemons Make Oil and Lemonade

Rhona Lewis

Nonna — Grandma — wasn’t smiling and standing over a pot of pasta sauce spiced with oregano, and Nonno didn’t come in from the groves at six o’clock

 

Two-Way Chesed

Based on a True Story by Tsirel Pacht

Chaviva Weisberger is almost always available to cook, but she does not deliver. I’ll need to find another volunteer to bring the food to the hospital



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Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
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Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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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...
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
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Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
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Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
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