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Teen Fiction: Alone

C. K.

That was the way she liked it. She just wanted to be left alone. She wished she could run someplace far, far away

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 35

Rivka Streicher

I look up, my eyes flashing pain. And I take in the girl in a chair, legs already thinner from lack of use

 

Fur or Brrr

Gitty Luria

If fur keeps animals warm enough to run around in the snow, it sure keeps us warm too!

 

Madame Chamberlaine: Treasures in the Sandbox

Tzipie Wolner

“Suddenly, while Shuly was inside, the walls of the hole collapsed, and look! She’s stuck! You must get her out of there, Madame!”

 

Jr. Tales: Room for Improvement

Tali Gross

“Okay. She can stay with me,” Malky mumbled. She would do the right thing, but she didn’t have to be happy about it

 

The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 5

Y. Bromberg

The Wolf suddenly froze and his eyes grew wide. Rav Eliezer rose to his feet and stared in shock at the face of the horrible man

 

Crisscross: Chapter 7

Tovy Mann

I turn back to Shimmy and study his face. What’s the worst thing that can happen if we tell him — he’ll laugh at us?

 

The Mysterious Candlesticks: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

Rav Eliezer gasped as a member of the community stumbled out of the inky darkness and landed at his feet

 

Crisscross: Chapter 6

Tovy Mann

I unintentionally witness a completely different expression. For a fraction of a second, Shimmy’s face is a picture of terror

 

Super Avi: Episode 13

Ruchama Schnaidman and Avi Newhouse

“Don’t think that if you hear what I want through, you perfectly understand another person’s cancer story,” Avi says. “This is my story”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 34

Rivka Streicher

“When you’ve been in the same place for so long, it’s hard to change, even if you know it’s not the best place to be”

 

Wood You Believe These Trees

Sivi Sekula

Chewing gum owes its life to trees, as do loads of other everyday items you’d never have believed come from trees

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We Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek