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Growing with My Garden

Naomi Elbinger

My garden is miles from manicured, nor is it pedicured. It will never appear in any magazine — except, apparently, the one you’re holding in your hands

 

SisterSchmooze: Get Lost!

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Leah Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

We’re less than impressed with the idea that technology has made getting lost obsolete. People can still get lost

 

I Dare Me: Asking for Money

As told to Elisheva Appel

To get my feet wet, I decide to leave the largest donors for the end and start with the low-hanging fruit, like my grandmother

 

Tempo Fiction: Open House

Rochel Grunewald

"If you recognize what you have and you're ready to give something away, Hashem sends the people who need it"

 

Not a Story

Esther Kurtz

When you’re not thinking about it, there’s restlessness and emptiness in your being. You turn the music up loud just to feel something beat in you

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 9

Faigy Gold

The chassan-kallah relationship is so fragile in the beginning, and that first piece of jewelry seems to be more significant than the Duchess of Windsor’s whole collection

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 52

Leah Gebber

In the center is Jerusalem, with a verse from Psalms: “Joy of the world.” He takes a breath. It is exquisite

 

Center Stage: Chapter 9

Gila Arnold

She looked so beautiful when she smiled like that. With an actual sparkle in her eyes. Why didn’t she do so more often?

 

On the House: Chapter 18

Faigy Schonfeld

"There’s nothing wrong with adding a sushi bar, and other things, but you do realize that our hottest menu items were traditional, old-fashioned foods"

 

Lifetakes: One Red Flower

Rivka Streicher

We got busy with summer and vacation plans and sometime when we weren’t looking the red plant grew. It crept along the wall, hugging the fence



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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!"