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Ancient Medical Secrets of the Cairo Genizah

Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod

Thanks to medieval Egyptian packrats and one modern Israeli researcher, we’re tapping in to ancient medical secrets

 

Yosef Chaim’s Secret Formula

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“I keep asking Hashem to take away my freckles and He hasn’t done it yet. Maybe I could find a remedy in that book!”

 

The Tzaddik of Tunisia: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“I’m sorry to disturb you,” the tzaddik repeated over the sound of the fierce storm. “I’m searching for a lamp”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 22

Tovy Mann

Suddenly it seems there are secrets in my house, something I never noticed before. I wonder what could be so important that Abba doesn’t want me to hear

 

Teen Fiction: Flexible Friendship

Bassy Goldhirsch

The decision is mine: to go to camp and enjoy myself, or stay in the city, in the sweltering heat, to study with a tutor

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 8

Ariella Schiller

And yet here I am, expected to walk away from it all, expected to leave with grace and poise and barely a “Rachel Ahuva was here” scrawl



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