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A Magical Floating City

Libby Kiszner

For as long as I can remember, I’d dreamed about visiting Venice. Fabulously, dreams sometimes do come true

 

The City of Prague

S. Levi

A few weeks ago, I did something I’ve been wanting to do for years — I took a trip to the magical city of Prague

 

Jolly Solly: Loud and Clear

R. Atkins

Moishy could barely contain his excitement. It would be like having the brother he’d always dreamed of, even if it was for just one afternoon

 

The Saintly Slave: Chapter 2

Y. Bromberg

“I don’t recognize that flag,” Reb Chaim said to Rav Shimshon as they joined the long lines. “I’ve traveled the world and I’ve never seen it...”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 9

Tovy Mann

I think I’m feeling a little better. I pull away from the hands holding me down. I must find Yael!

 

Teen Fiction: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bluma Schur

“Well, then, sorry for disturbing you,” Bracha offered. We’ll be going then.” And the three girls made a hasty retreat toward the door

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 37

Rivka Streicher

I leave the store — realizing later that I’d forgotten the Navi I’d come for — and his face is still staring at me, 20 times, with each blink



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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?”