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Look Out Below!

Sivi Sekula

Since the beginning of time, man has been digging to create underground spaces for all sorts of reasons. Some can still be visited today

 

Jolly Solly: The Big Dig

R. Atkins

“You know, there could be treasure right here in our backyard,” Fishel murmured dreamily. “After all, that farmer found his stash in his backyard”

 

The Saintly Slave: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“This is no ordinary storm!” the captain gasped, holding on to the railing of the ship for support. “This is the hand of G-d!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 8

Tovy Mann

“Who are you, young man?” His voice is deep and official. I squirm, because it feels like he suspects me of committing some kind of prank

 

Teen Fiction: A Lesson a Day

L. Kanter

Finally, Miss Greenbaum’s voice is heard over the tumult. “Class dismissed.” She exits the classroom with a Chumash that hadn’t had the chance to be opened yet

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 36

Rivka Streicher

I’m too strung-up to sleep though. It’s been a night we’ve been waiting for, for as long as I can remember, and now it happened, it’s real



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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?”