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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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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