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Hidden in Plain Sight

Malka Winner

Those “trees” are actually cell phone towers masquerading as pines, firs, elms, cypresses, and even palms and cacti. They’re found all over the world

 

Madame Chamberlaine: The Catapulting Pacifier

Tzipie Wolner

Benny would hold the end of the pacifier clip and whirl the pacifier quickly around a few times and then let go. Pow!

 

The Secret Child: Chapter 8

Yehuda Bromberg

“Why do you all hurry by me?” Martin called with derision, pointing at the nervous Jews who ran past him. “Are you too afraid to defend your own Torah?

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 18

Chaim Finkelstein

"I have called you here today to read to you a letter written by the owner of this company, a man by the name of Mr. Irving Greenbaum”

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 21

Shifra Glick

So, can it really be…? No! It seems I was wrong to suspect Shuki. I don’t want to risk suspecting Asher wrongly too

 

Teen Fiction: Hamantash for Suzie

Roizy Baum

For over an hour we sit and package hamantashen. Slip, fold, fold, apply sticker. Repeat. Slip, fold, fold, apply sticker. Repeat. It’s monotonous work, but so fulfilling

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 49

Ariella Schiller

I had waltzed into Stonesworth, ignored every other girl in the grade, stabbed Hadas in the back, and immediately rose through the ranks of popularity

 

A Purim to Remember

Jr. Writers

What’s the craziest Purim costume you ever saw? The most unusual mishloach manos? Seven writers share their favorite Purim memories, milestones, and even miracles

 

Jolly Solly: Life of the Party

R. Atkins

No jugglers! No balloon artists! And a spotted towhee that couldn’t even do any tricks! This carnival looked set to be a woeful washout

 

The Secret Child: Chapter 7

Yehuda Bromberg

“The horses!” Yonah screamed, pointing towards the wagon. The horses had inexplicably started going wild, bucking up and down with terror.

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 17

Chaim Finkelstein

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 20

Shifra Glick

“Let’s stand farther away this time,” suggested Yom Tov, “and pretend to be busy with something else, and then maybe — Hey! What’s that?”

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