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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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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