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The Miracle Club

Barbara Bensoussan

You can’t join thisBoroParkseniors group unless you lived in a Nazi-dominated country during WWII. Here are the gripping personal stories of some of its members, and a glimpse at how these elderly ladies are making up for lost time (and even having some plain old fun)

 

“What Do You Think?”

Dov Finkelstein

A friend calls to ask your advice, whether it be about her children’s chinuch or her Shabbos menu. What steps should you take before giving your opinion? How can you tell if you’re guiding someone in the right — or wrong — direction? Read on for some pointers on giving good advice.

 

What the Shadows Bring

Yered Haber

In a rush of cold air and glass, the kitchen window fountained into the room. The baby! Suri dropped the spoon of applesauce. A goose’s head plunged through the flashing shards. Broad wings and body slammed into the pane with a solid, fleshy thud, filling the window and casting the kitchen into sudden darkness.



 
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