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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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The Fortunes of War
Rabbi Moshe Grylak We’re still feeling the fallout of the First World War
Some Lessons, But Few Portents
Yonoson Rosenblum What the midterms tell us about 2020
Vote of Confidence
Eyan Kobre Why I tuned in to the liberal radio station
5 out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Moments of the Kinus
Day in the Life
Rachel Bachrach Chaim White of KC Kosher Co-op
When Less is More
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman How a good edit enhances a manuscript
It’s My Job
Jacob L. Freedman “Will you force me to take meds?”
They’re Still Playing My Song?
Riki Goldstein Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na
Yisroel Werdyger Can’t Stop Singing
Riki Goldstein Ahrele Samet’s Loi Luni
Double Chords of Hope
Riki Goldstein You never know how far your music can go
Will Dedi Have the Last Laugh?
Dovid N. Golding Dedi and Ding go way back
Battle of the Budge
Faigy Peritzman Using stubbornness to grow in ruchniyus
The Challenging Child
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Strategies for raising the difficult child
Bucking the Trend
Sara Eisemann If I skip sem, will I get a good shidduch?
The Musician: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "If she can't read she'll be handicapped for life!"