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The Museum of Failure Is a Smashing Success!

Rochel Burstyn

Some folks celebrate failure! In fact, there’s even a Museum of Failure. Apparently, failure can be just as interesting — or even more interesting — than success

 

Yosef Chaim’s Amazing Invention

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Ima sighed. The cheerful smiley tone in her voice turned to desperation. “Well, Yosef Chaim. Looks like it’s just you and me again, as usual”

 

Claim to Fame: Rebbe Alter

C. B. Lieber

It’s the time of year when everyone likes to turn on some music to help them work. So who better to speak to than Rebbe Alter?

 

Teen Fiction: Birthdays and Tiffany’s

Ariella Schiller

Becky Becky Becky. You’d think after 12 years of coexisting in the same room, the same space, the same role, I’d be used to her

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 40

Rivka Streicher

I frown over the meager sentences. Really, Naomi, have you nothing more to say to your old Dad?

 

The Saintly Slave: Chapter 5

Y. Bromberg

“Sheikh Sayid is still a Muslim at heart,” Rav Shimshon said darkly. “Don’t be fooled by the gimmicks he’s been displaying. He has a plan”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 12

Tovy Mann

My thoughts go back to Shimmy. Dare I meet him in the park at nine tonight? Should I ask my parents what to do?



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without