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Danger in Constantinople: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

The king could plainly sense the jealousy and dislike his son felt toward his Jewish adviser. “I truly never understood what you have against him”

 

The Crazy Bones Craze

Leah Reisman

Everywhere you turn, there are colorful plastic figurines overtaking the landscape. They’ve invaded homes, playgrounds, buses, and schools

 

Madame Chamberlaine: Playing Hooky

Tzipie Wolner

“Ma, this is real. I just want to stay home. I don’t want to wear a uniform, I don’t want to sit at my desk all day"

 

Musical Memories

Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod

Music has always been part of Jewish life, and the new Hebrew Music Museum in Yerushalayim celebrates all the instruments we’ve used throughout history

 

Dance to the Beat

Sarah Moeses

Music sets the tone at a simchah; you don’t just listen to live music, you experience it. How much do you know about bands?

 
 

Jr. Tales: Eye on the Prize

Bluma G.

The booth was a wet, soapy mess by the time I left with my treasured goldfish. Nosson and I were the two happiest kids on the planet

 

Azzam’s Plot: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

The king watched as Dibi bared his fangs at Azzam and growled. “Sometimes I’m not sure who you despise more, the Jews or my beloved dog”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 38

Tovy Mann

Yael’s dark brown eyes meet mine. I can feel her rapid heartbeat. “It’s going to be okay,” I promise her, “Ima’s going to be fine”

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 24

Ariella Schiller

Being liked by Tamara Fine is no small matter. I’ve seen the way the other girls look at me whenever she calls out a sunny, “Hey there, RaRa”

 

Exotic Fruits

Sivi Sekula

Here’s a guide to the interesting fruits that might wind up on your table this year

 

Back to Basics

Ruchama Schneidman

I roll my eyes. It’s the first time I can remember wishing that Penina lived too far away from my house to just walk over.

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When the Fog Lifts
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In retrospect, we will understand everything
Coming Full Circle
Yonoson Rosenblum A final goodbye to my special father-in-law
Right Turns Left
Eytan Kobre Conservatives can no longer speak their minds
Searching for Olam Haba at Disney World
Rabbi Elchonon Zohn A distorted and perverted view of life and the afterlife
5 Out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Shabbos Dips
10 Questions for Eli Samuel
Rachel Bachrach “SafeTelecom really is the refuah before the makkah”
Work/Life Solutions with Fran Jakubowicz
Moe Mernick “I turn to daas Torah whenever I encounter a gray area”
A Debt of Gratitude
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman If Ina Perlmuter believed in me, others would follow
Gemara Detective
Jacob L. Freedman “Tell me a bit about the bochur behind the medication”
Tidal Waves
Riki Goldstein “Holding Back the Tide” is comforting on so many levels
Ari's Picture of Redemption
Riki Goldstein Ari Fuld’s incredible photo gives a visual to this song
Not Just for Kids Who Love Music
Riki Goldstein “Every Yiddishe kid is essentially a part of Yingerlach”
Dream Duet
Riki Goldstein “He’s been my singing idol since I was a little kid”
Nix the Nickname
Faigy Peritzman A name is so much more than a name
Do Your Homework
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What are you teaching your kids during homework time?
Day of Confinement
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz If Asarah B’Teves isn’t a day of destruction, why fast?