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Go for the Gold

Malky Lowinger

Everyone’s a winner at the International Chidon Sefer Hamitzvos

 

Say Cheese!

Leah Reisman

When you hear the word Shavuos, I bet you start thinking about cheesecake. And when you hear the word dairy, I bet you’re thinking Mehadrin

 

Jolly Solly: Say Jolleeeee Solleeeee

R. Atkins

“Girls, how long is this going to take?” she asked. “I do appreciate your efforts, but people need access to the kitchen”

 

Jr. Tales: The Great Gumball Plan

Chaim Finkelstein

“We have to have nosh, Mommy,” he cried. “How will we have the energy to learn all night if we don’t eat a lot of nosh?”

 

Honesty above All: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

“I’ve done everything in my power to save the prince’s money, but I will not allow other Yidden to suffer for his fortune!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 21

Tovy Mann

I feel sorry for Shimon Gutman, though he should have had more sense than to get involved. Zalman, on the other hand, is an innocent victim

 

My Team: You’re Not Alone

Elky Handler

MyTEAM is a place where Teens Empower And Mentor each other through non-life-threatening medical conditions. With MyTEAM, you’re not alone anymore, because MyTEAM becomes your team

 

DBTalk: Module 5 — Walking the Middle Path

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine, LPC, ACT

In DBT, we veer away from extremes and strive for balance — for the “middle path” between seemingly conflicting truths. Our goal is to see the spectrum of colors

 

DMCs: A Rocky Road

As told to Leah Greenburg

As my parents always said, so long as Daphna (my sister) was happy and he was kind to her, it’s normal that some of his middos need work

 

Movin’ On Up: Chana

Shaina Keren

My mother wants to take me to a career coach. I didn’t know that there were people whose job it was to help people choose a job

 

Perfectly Balanced: Finals

Esther Michelson

“Camp is fun but we’ve got to get through finals first,” she cautioned. “There’s work to be done before we can truly relax and refresh”

 

Friendship: Together Toward Tomorrow

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

Being able to think along with another person and see things from their perspective is very eye-opening

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Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
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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
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Tali Messing
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Sick Note
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Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
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Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
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Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
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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