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Free but Trapped

Esther Teichtal

There are many Holocaust accounts of camp survivors and forest fugitives, but precious few testimonies from children whisked away. The story of Chlini — Ruth Kusmierski (née Salomon) — is one

 

Fighting Disease with Diet

Zivia Reischer

Dr. Terry Wahls, diagnosed with MS, created a special diet that got her walking again. How the Wahls Protocol works, why it does, and who it can help

 

Tempo Fiction: The Taste of Change

Riki Goldstein

The unhealthy fats, sodium, and sugars came up often in poolside conversations, almost as often as Lakewood’s hottest children’s boutiques

 

Musings: A Near Brush

Peshie Needleman

Yes, I wanted the best brushing experience. But I wasn’t a fan of being constantly bombarded by reminders that I was doing it the wrong way

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 6

Faigy Gold

I opened my siddur and my heart and davened with intensity that I’d be able to redeem myself and find my unnamed friend

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 48

Leah Gebber

“Return him to his cell. When he is ready to talk in a manner that befits the gravity of the accusation, the interrogation will continue”

 

Center Stage: Chapter 6

Gila Arnold

“Yeeaahh, we did stay within budget.…” Esti looked around the room doubtfully. “But really, I was picturing something else. A more sophisticated look. More, um…”

 

On the House: Chapter 14

Faigy Schonfeld

“So we have a proposition we’d like to offer you!” Langer cut in. He liked to do the talking, apparently. “An offer the great Zoberman’s restaurant cannot refuse”

 

Lifetakes: Spa on the Go

Esty Heller

We’re a generation that’s circling the drain; a drain filled with coffee — my own coffee, from my dear mug — because who has time to finish drinking?



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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
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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