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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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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”
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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!”
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
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz