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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”

 

Virtual-Reality Tour of the Beis Hamikdash

Rochel Gross

Join Jr. as we check out “A Look into the Past,” a virtual-reality tour of the Second Beis Hamikdash, produced by The Western Wall Heritage Foundation

 

Yosef Chaim’s Adventures: Wake-Up Call

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

I didn’t want him there, either. But I did feel a bit uncomfortable, knowing he was the only neighbor not invited

 

The Jewel of Bombay: Chapter 3

Y. Bromberg

“It’s a pity, but Jeffer was right,” Djanger said as he nodded his head sagely. “Only Hashem can make someone wealthy, or make someone, well, not wealthy”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 30

Tovy Mann

Inside, I’m wondering where I will be in a month. The day I’ve been dreading is almost here. Tomorrow morning we go to court

 

Teen Fiction: Tishah B’Av Musings

Teen Contributors

I cry. And as I cry, Yerushalayim cries along with me. And as I wait, my eyes beseeching, Yerushalayim waits along with me

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 16

Ariella Schiller

“Hadas, what school bag am I supposed to get? My bag from last year is a floral print. It’s only two years old and it’s super cute. Can I use it?”

 

Growing up... in Camp

B. Deer

What’s it like to be a staff kid and have your parents at camp all summer? Staff kids have a totally different perspective on camp

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Whose State Is It?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Nation-State Bill adds nothing to the simple truth
First, Clean Your Room
Yonoson Rosenblum Disorder of our rooms reflects the disorder of our minds
Start Up with G-d
Eytan Kobre “Women rabbis” suffocate the spirit of the law
The Non-Competitive Competitors
Rabbi Avrohom Weinrib Competition? We are all working for the same Boss!
In Defense of Those Eltere Bochurim
“Still Waiting” (an anonymous contributor) A perspective built on 12 years (and counting) of dating
No Size Fits All
Jacob L. Freedman Meir’s success seemed practically carved out for him
Endnote - Start with the Heart
Riki Goldstein “I start with the heart of the sound, then add layers”
Great Shakes
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Hashem has His ways of pressing our “reset” button
Of Gates and Gators
Faigy Peritzman Our ears can receive messages the most easily
I Don’t Know
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Get around decision paralysis by listening to your gut
Time to Try the Frum Dating Sites?
Sara Eisemann That’s my problem and I’ll have to work it through