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Sense and Sensitivity

Miriam Bloch

When bright lights or noisy crowds or seemingly normal smells and tastes drive you crazy — something more might be at play

 

Memories and Meaning

Leah Gebber

Artist Ellen Filreis collaborated with her daughter, teacher Ayelet Ribakow, to create a Jewish “I Spy” book that’s more than a reading experience

 

Tempo Story: The Anniversary That Nearly Wasn’t

Ahuva Friedman

All day I wanted to tell someone about this milestone, yet found I couldn’t. My family? No way. Friends? Somehow, I didn’t feel I could

 

Musings: The Secret of Successful Procrastination

Adina Lover

My husband, wide-eyed, can’t believe how I get it all done, and I just smile and bask in his pride

 

Windows: Two on a Journey

Shana Reicher

Suddenly it is not about me and not about the girls whose hands I am holding steel tight. It is about all of our hands

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 58

Leah Gebber

I never gave you that letter. I regret this now. It was selfish, wrong. But take a moment to understand the foolishness of an old man

 

Center Stage: Chapter 15

Gila Arnold

Rina’s eyes shone. “Girl power! Frum teenage girls are going to unite to bring the Geulah! Can you imagine the impact of such a message?”

 

On the House: Chapter 24

Faigy Schonfeld

How dare she! How dare Shana judge and proclaim and offer her wonderful ideas, while cozied up on her couch thousands of miles away

 

Lifetakes: Little Girl

Chaya Liba Aarons

I can’t shake my fear of rejection. With graduation, I believed that I’d waved goodbye to the inferiority complexes that had invaded my younger self



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Rapid Boil or Slow Simmer?
Shoshana Friedman Is that fabled last-minute stroke of brilliance a myth?
Still in Tishrei
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A gift from HaKadosh Baruch Hu called imagination
The Action Is the Reward
Yonoson Rosenblum Each allegation proved more dubious than the one before
G-dless for the People
Eytan Kobre Only believers consistently chose morality in the Gulag
No Way to Run a Business
Rabbi Moshe Friedman There must be a separation between mission and money
Eytan Wiener
Moe Mernick “No such thing as “passive income” or “passive business”
No One Mumbles “Remember Us unto Life”
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman To look with fresh eyes at the familiar and the everyday
We Need You Guys
Jacob L. Freedman “Reb Yitzi, tell him exactly what you told me!”
Warmest Words from the Rebbe
Riki Goldstein An underlying blessing for every married couple
Duet with Dad
Riki Goldstein “Recording this song together was a big deal for me”
Riboin: One Heart
Riki Goldstein “The harmony is a magnet. Love the song”
Good News and Bad News
Riki Goldstein Never take a chance when it comes to Shabbos
Something Rotten in the State of Grape
Faigy Peritzman It’s not enough to look good, we have to be good
Please Don’t Cry!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Some tears can never be ignored — and others must be
Scale Past Stagnation
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Make life’s busyness meaningful by reflecting on the why
Dear Neighbor, Sometimes I Forget
Anonymous They remember Down syndrome but they forget Yaakov