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Win or Lose: Chapter 7

Chaim Finkelstein

“Don’t worry a bit, Mr. Levinson,” he stammered, “we won’t try to take away any of your old furniture… I mean your treasure”

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 39

Ariella Schiller

So, they’re a team now? Tzippy and Sari against shallow little Rachel Ahuva. Well, you know what? They can have each other

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 6

Chaim Finkelstein

Zev stuck his head into the room. “Um… Mommy… Tatty… Do you remember the vase full of flowers that used to be on the dining room table?”

 

Comparing Notes

Ruchama Schaidman

Tzivi wasn’t the writer, I thought. I glanced around the classroom. That left twenty-two other girls. Well, twenty-one because it wasn’t Penina

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 9

Shifra Glick

Asher passed quickly by us, went into the Citronbaums’ apartment, sorry, I mean his new home, and slammed the door behind him. Tulli and Yom Tov looked stunned

 

The Great Escape: Chapter 2

Yehuda Bromberg

“Ah, Agnes, what a pleasant surprise!” A dark-skinned woman wearing many shawls and beads approached the elegant guest with excitement. “What a pleasure it is to see you again”

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 38

Ariella Schiller

What on earth could Tamara want to talk to me about? Did I commit a grand faux-pas and I’m being evicted from the group?

 

Jolly Solly: Window of Opportunity

R. Atkins

“I don’t understand what all the fuss is about,” Mr. Faigelbaum protested. “Efraim can’t possibly come along on this trip. It’s to the middle of nowhere”

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 8

Shifra Glick

Who saw it in your old house? Who was “we” who called it the museum? I wanted to ask, but didn’t. Tatty too was silent

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 5

Chaim Finkelstein

Mr. Greenbaum is laughing, Yitzi thought to himself. How can this be? I’ve never, ever seen him look the slightest bit happy

 

No Place Like Home

Rhona Lewis

Some buildings are interesting and unique shapes. But buildings must also be functional, safe, and suit the needs of the people going to use them

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 7

Shifra Glick

“They’re not meant for play!” Reb Nissan put his hands forward as if to protect the dreidels from my foolish notion. “They’re just to look at”

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No Misunderstandings
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Hashem revealed the secret of a balanced life
What Was the Court’s Rush?
Yonoson Rosenblum The Democratic Party’s descent into madness
Survey? Oy Vey
Eytan Kobre How could YAFFED promote such a farce?
Filling the Void
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Jewish leaders don’t need to be declared or coronated
Top 5 Ways We Remember Our Rebbeim (and we love them for it!)
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin An ode to these pivotal people in my life
Hanging On in Newark
Rabbi Nosson Scherman Rabbi Nosson Scherman remembers the shul of his youth
A Fine Kettle of Fish
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The “minor” chasadim are often the most meaningful
The Next Hill
Jacob L. Freedman The look on Malachi’s face nearly broke my heart
Tradition and Modern Meet in One Long Dance
Riki Goldstein Fusing tradition and modernity comes naturally to him
A Playlist for Shabbos
Riki Goldstein What does Moshy Kraus sing at the Shabbos table?
With Flying Colors
Riki Goldstein My 15 seconds of fame on the Carnegie Hall stage
Full Faith
Faigy Peritzman With emunah, everyone’s obligation is the same
Speechless
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Silence isn’t always golden
The Only One
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Within every Jew is the flame of instinctive emunah