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Encounters: A Guarded Night

Rivka Junger

“If you won’t give me potatoes, then I’ll have to manage without any food.I have never eaten chometz on Pesach, and I will not start now”


Lifelines: The Provider

C. Saphir

Until the day I got married, at the age of 20, I handed over every penny I earned to my father to help pay the bills


Cut 'n Paste: Human Malachim

Zev Light

Laureate’s Chef Buck, is a 60-something non-Jew who will surely merit Olam Haba. He is most certainly from the Chassidei Umos Ha’olam


Normal Like Me: Chapter 38

Ruti Kepler

Smiling wickedly, Itzik decided to have some fun. “Yes, as a matter of fact, there is something… or I should say, someone. Someone I met”


Endnote: Songs from the Rebbe’s Court

Riki Goldstein

“If words are the pen of the heart,” taught Rebbe Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Lubavitcher Rebbe, “then song is the quill of the soul”

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Evolution vs. Revolution
Shoshana Friedman I call it the “what happened to my magazine?” response
Up, Up, and Away
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What a fraught subject Eretz Yisrael is, to this day
Where Do You Come From?
Yonoson Rosenblum Could they be IDF officers with no Jewish knowledge?
Heaven Help Us
Eytan Kobre Writing about anti-Semitism should rouse, not soothe
Work/Life Solutions with Chedva Kleinhandler
Moe Mernick “Failures are our compass to success”
An Un-Scientific Survey
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are Jerusalemites unfriendly? Not necessarily
Out of Anger
Jacob L. Freedman How Angry Lawyer was finally able to calm down
5 Things You Didn’t Know about…Yitzy Bald
Riki Goldstein He composed his first melody at eight years old
When the Floodgates of Song Open, You’re Never Too Old
Riki Goldstein Chazzan Pinchas Wolf was unknown until three years ago
Who Helped Advance These Popular Entertainers?
Riki Goldstein Unsung deeds that boosted performers into the limelight
Your Task? Ask
Faigy Peritzman A tangible legacy I want to pass on to my children
Are You There?
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Emotional withdrawal makes others feel lonely, abandoned
A Peace of a Whole
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Love shalom more than you love being right
Seminary Applications
Rabbi Zecharya Greenwald, as told to Ariella Schiller It’s just as hard for seminaries to reject you