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Teen Fiction: Alone

C. K.

That was the way she liked it. She just wanted to be left alone. She wished she could run someplace far, far away

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 35

Rivka Streicher

I look up, my eyes flashing pain. And I take in the girl in a chair, legs already thinner from lack of use

 

Fur or Brrr

Gitty Luria

If fur keeps animals warm enough to run around in the snow, it sure keeps us warm too!

 

Madame Chamberlaine: Treasures in the Sandbox

Tzipie Wolner

“Suddenly, while Shuly was inside, the walls of the hole collapsed, and look! She’s stuck! You must get her out of there, Madame!”

 

Jr. Tales: Room for Improvement

Tali Gross

“Okay. She can stay with me,” Malky mumbled. She would do the right thing, but she didn’t have to be happy about it

 

The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 5

Y. Bromberg

The Wolf suddenly froze and his eyes grew wide. Rav Eliezer rose to his feet and stared in shock at the face of the horrible man

 

Crisscross: Chapter 7

Tovy Mann

I turn back to Shimmy and study his face. What’s the worst thing that can happen if we tell him — he’ll laugh at us?



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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?”