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Word Watch: Changing the World One Word at a Time

S.Y. Einhorn

That night, 81 girls joined the call from all over the US! That was when we realized that we really needed to get our act together

 

DBTalk — Walking the Middle Path: Part II

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine LPC, ACT

Most of the time I don’t even need to give them feedback because they’ve gotten so good at expressing it themselves to each other!

 

DMCs: A Year Away

AS told to Leah Greenburg

I thought she must be busy with her own new sem friends and experiences, but… so was I and I was still making an effort!

 

Friendship: Mindsets

Devora Zheutlin MA, CAS

If your assessment reveals that your views are fixed, you may want to prod yourself a little and consider retraining your mind

 

Fiction: The Double Voice

Chevy Kepecs

I was the most talented singer in my family. I had stage confidence and wasn’t shy. What could go wrong?

 
 

Batch by Batch

Sarah Moeses

Yitzy Kasowitz is living every child’s dream. He builds Lego® sets all day, every day, and he’s actually paid to do it!

 

Jolly Solly: Model Behavior

R. Atkins

The two stallholders closed their eyes and braced for the destruction of all their hard work — when suddenly there was a whooshing sound

 

F Is for Friendship: Wonder of Wonder(ful) Chocolate

Ruchama Schnaidman

“Someone said something or made a face or whatever. Someone else got insulted and in three seconds all of the girls on my block are in a fight”

 

Miracle in Teiman: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“I’m so sick of seeing our beloved imam trusting that Yahud instead of us!” Qazima hissed to another one of the imam’s advisers one day

 

Crisscross: Chapter 25

Tovy Mann

Yael flashes her dimples at me, and I wonder how we lived before she became part of our family

 

Jr. Tales: Lost and Found

Rivka Small

Wait. Bushes don’t hum. What was that noise? The off-tune, high pitched hum was coming from the bush



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
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
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
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