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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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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?”