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Make the Right Move

Chaya Englard

I heard about a yeshivah girl’s school in Flatbush that took their students to a chess tournament and I was intrigued. My crash course began

 

Jolly Solly: A Game of Musical Chess

R. Atkins

Fishel fished out the book of instructions, and Faivish tried to pretend he understood what it was talking about, but it was no good

 

The Tzaddik of Tunisia: Chapter 2

Y. Bromberg

For two weeks Ali trudged slowly to work early each morning and returned with his head down. And then one day, something extraordinary occurred

 

Crisscross: Chapter 23

Tovy Mann

No dirty dishes in the sink. That means that Ima planned to leave the house early. No reason to worry that something must have happened

 

Teen Fiction: Moving On

Malky Cope

If I had known what was in store for our relationship, I might not have counted down the days to her wedding with such eagerness

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 9

Ariella Schiller

I can’t seem to stop. “It’s always Simchi this and Simchi that. Well, I’m sick of it. Sick of it!”



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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