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The Fungus among Us

Ahuva Sofer

Fungi serve a major role in the maintenance of our world. And believe it or not, fungus has saved many lives. Welcome to the fascinating world of fungi

 

Teen Fiction: Open Doors (inspired by true events)

Brocha Miller

Yes, it was wonderful that everyone knew each other’s schedule. Yes, it was convenient to have your neighbor keep an ear out for your baby… but still

 

Jolly Solly: Growing Pains

R. Atkins

When the phone rang in Eli’s office, he picked it up with a cheerful hello, not dreaming of the bombshell about to fall on his head

 

King for a Day: Chapter 5

Y. Bromberg

“The illness that he has been battling for the past seven years has finally claimed his life!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 17

Tovy Mann

I’d been sure it was about Yael. How could it be about me? I feel chills running up and down my spine. Danger? From who?

 

Claim to Fame: Ruth Finkelstein's Mendel the Mouse

C.B. Lieber

Mrs. Finkelstein began writing about Mendel the Mouse in the 1970s and kept it up for over 22 years. Now that’s called dedication!

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 3

Ariella Schiller

“Where are we going to live? Where’s Daddy going to live? How’s Shabbos going to work? Are you going to get divorced? Remarried? Why?”



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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