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The Scoop on Ice Cream

Leah Reisman

There’s nothing more blissful than a cool ice cream cone on a hot summer day. So here’s the scoop on your favorite frozen dessert

 

Shabbos Nachamu Memories

Jr. Contributors

Many camps (and some families) celebrate the hope and joy of Shabbos Nachamu with music, singing, and fanfare. Three Jr. writers share their Shabbos Nachamu memories

 

Jolly Solly: Stop, Look, and Listen

R. Atkins

Mr. Krankowitz stamped his foot in frustration. Why was everybody in such a hurry nowadays? Nobody had time to stop and listen anymore

 

The Jewel of Bombay: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

“Your Majesty, I present you with the Jewel of Bombay,” Aharon said dramatically, holding out Yair’s pearl with great flourish

 

Crisscross: Chapter 31

Tovy Mann

Strangely, I start to calm down. This day is what I’ve feared for so long, and now it’s here. I’m facing it

 

Going Places

Sarah Einhorn

I spoke to teens from around the world to hear how most girls their age spend their summer and how long their summer vacation lasts

 

DBTalk: Graduation

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine LPC, ACT

We hold graduation “ceremonies” quite frequently as group members finish their course of therapy, and every time is unique and emotional

 

DMCs: Pen Pals!

As told to Leah Greenburg

My friends were (mostly) great but if you told one friend something in confidence, the whole class would know about it within the week

 

Friendship: Articulation

Devora Zheutlin MA, CAS

Many times, the vague good intentions we may have are born from a pure and well-intentioned place. The ideas are idealistic and sweet, but we lack follow-through

 

Teen Fiction: A Chance to Dance

Rikki Ellinson

“That wasn’t my fault,” Leah explained. “That was just because of that annoying piece of wood!” Truth be told, her dance tryout wouldn’t be much better

 

Movin’ On Up: Part 3

Shaina Keren

Jobs, jobs, jobs, all around the town. How did all these people decide what they wanted to do?

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 17

Ariella Schiller

Hadas shrugs. “Image. Appearances. Looks. Social circles. It’s all a big game. And it doesn’t stop with tenth grade. It’s the whole city”



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Evolution vs. Revolution
Shoshana Friedman I call it the “what happened to my magazine?” response
Up, Up, and Away
Rabbi Moshe Grylak What a fraught subject Eretz Yisrael is, to this day
Where Do You Come From?
Yonoson Rosenblum Could they be IDF officers with no Jewish knowledge?
Heaven Help Us
Eytan Kobre Writing about anti-Semitism should rouse, not soothe
Work/Life Solutions with Chedva Kleinhandler
Moe Mernick “Failures are our compass to success”
An Un-Scientific Survey
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are Jerusalemites unfriendly? Not necessarily
Out of Anger
Jacob L. Freedman How Angry Lawyer was finally able to calm down
5 Things You Didn’t Know about…Yitzy Bald
Riki Goldstein He composed his first melody at eight years old
When the Floodgates of Song Open, You’re Never Too Old
Riki Goldstein Chazzan Pinchas Wolf was unknown until three years ago
Who Helped Advance These Popular Entertainers?
Riki Goldstein Unsung deeds that boosted performers into the limelight
Your Task? Ask
Faigy Peritzman A tangible legacy I want to pass on to my children
Are You There?
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Emotional withdrawal makes others feel lonely, abandoned
A Peace of a Whole
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Love shalom more than you love being right
Seminary Applications
Rabbi Zecharya Greenwald, as told to Ariella Schiller It’s just as hard for seminaries to reject you