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Caught in the Act: Meet Malkie Knopfler

Sarah Einhorn

“I resorted to getting attention another way; through being the class clown. Actually, without realizing it, my teachers helped me along in my acting career”

 

DBTalk: Module 4: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills, Part 2

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine, LPC, ACT

Say goodbye to passive, doormat, steamrolled, and stressed Shalva who never says no to anything. Say hello to the new, improved, not-afraid-to-stand-up-for-herself, assertive Shalva!

 

DMCs: Too Much

As told to Leah Greenburg

Soon we were hanging out at recess, walking around the yard together, deep in conversation about goodness knows what. I felt so mature, so worthy

 

Special Story Subsection: It’s Purim Unmasked!

Teen Pages Contributors

Exchange a smile for a frown, though life may look upside down. It’s only He who runs the show; grab each challenge, build and grow…

 

Friendship: When to Pass the Torch

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

Both the person in crisis and the helping friend have to take care of themselves

 

Fiction: Beyond Expectations

Malky Cope

“Don’t you think you’re both secure enough in your friendship that you don’t have to give each other the fanciest mishloach manos to prove it?”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 38

Rivka Streicher

I throw the pillow across the room, and suddenly I am laughing. Chortling. Like a hyena. The release of it, all those cascading feelings whooshing, whooshing out

 

DANGER: POISON!

By Rochel Burstyn

In honor of Purim — and Bigsan and Teresh’s foiled attempts — we’re exploring poisons…

 

Face Painting!

Malky Lowinger

Face painting is a fun and popular activity. If you’ve never done it before, Purim is the perfect time to try it

 

Jr. Tales: Egg Salad And Meatballs

Chaim Finkelstein

“Don’t you remember four years ago when your mother had a baby right before Pesach? Your family managed just fine without her”

 

The Saintly Slave: Chapter 3

Y. Bromberg

“You are a fool!” the pirates spat at Rav Shimshon as Chaim and the other Jews sadly walked away. “You will never see them again!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 10

Tovy Mann

“She doesn’t really need words, does she?”



 
What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told