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Best Vacation Ever!

Esther Ilana Rabi

Researchers and vacation professionals offer advice to make your trip the relaxing getaway you’re looking for

 

Detours and Disasters

Mishpacha Contributors

Whether it’s a car bursting into flames, a snake making his presence known, or a luxurious hotel that wasn’t, some vacations are a real trip

 

Spreading Simcha

Malkie Schulman

For most, the magic of sleepaway camp lasts a month. But camp director Miral Simcha spends a full year planning for and creating that magic

 

Tempo Story: The Grossmans Hit the Road

Perel Grossman

What if I take my sneakers and my Shabbos flats and my cute Keds slip-ons and my Crocs and my soft slippers and then we get invited to a wedding while we’re on vacation? What then???! So I pack heels as well. My gray heels are the prettiest but my black pumps are the most versatile … AAHHHGGH!!!

 

Windows: Tangled Roots

Esty Heller

My brother-in-law doesn’t appear very emotional about discovering this long-lost brother. He’s still hondling, and Mr. Kushinski still isn’t budging

 

Musings: "Hanyosh"

Lea Pavel

Don’t mistake me. I enjoy seeing new places and different cultures. I just can’t stand the means of getting there

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 55

Leah Gebber

“There are times when an… an illness comes over me.” He forces himself to say the word. Illness. It is not the devil

 

Center Stage: Chapter 12

Gila Arnold

“I need you to tell me that my film idea is amazing and revolutionary, that it’ll be stupendously successful and change the world”

 

On the House: Chapter 21

Faigy Schonfeld

“We all want Zoberman’s to succeed. So why are we — why does it feel like we’re fighting... fighting different battles?”

 

Lifetakes: Dreaming down the Highway

Faigy Schonfeld

My mother drove and drove, down the winding highway, while thunder cracked and rain skittered off the windows… and then past the storm to sun and perfect sky



 
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