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Alone

Faigy Peritzman

The ambulance revved up. “We’re trying your husband constantly,” a kind EMT reassured me. “And we’ve got an emergency team waiting at the hospital”

 

Race to Escape

Mati Swimer

Escape Rooms are the latest craze — a fun and brain-stretching array of clues, puzzles, and physical challenges. Here’s how to create your own

 

Tempo Real Life: Mis“givings”

As told to Roizy Baum

There is absolutely no right or wrong way to handle this challenge. This is simply a peek into the way we accepted it, and a story about one of the more humorous bumps in a very bumpy road

 

Windows: The Fire of Youth

Naomi Levinspil

Careful not to squash my son’s love for a mitzvah, I sat him down on the couch with a book of stories from the times of the Gemara

 

Musings: Silent Witness

Miriam Maggid

“My take,” she revealed, “is that you guys have a very open home. With all kinds of guests. And that it’s hard for kids to grow up like that”

 

Care to Join: Chapter 10

Leah Greene

Inbar called me in a panic. “My colleague’s getting married tonight in Bnei Brak. I need a skirt to wear to the wedding”

 

Center Stage: Chapter 33

Gila Arnold

“Why, exactly, are we here?” Melanie asked, after stumbling yet again on the cobblestoned streets of Velika Tarnova. “I thought you don’t do churches”

 

The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Chapter 14

Esther Teichtal

Leah stops, keeping her distance from the grubby banister. The girl has her arms crossed. Her hair hangs loose around her neck. She needs a haircut

 

Lifetakes: Time for Blessings

Shiri Taub

I’m in survival mode, using every ounce of energy to keep my house running, have supper on the table and clean clothes in the drawers

 

Tempo Fiction: Mix and Match

Adina Lover

She glanced in the mirror and reapplied her lipstick. She was becoming her mother. But it wouldn’t hurt to look presentable

 

936 Sundays — Kislev: Chanukah Prep

Sara Wolf

As the outdoors gets darker and our windows frostier, the indoors gets warmer and our homes cozier. Let’s take the coziness up a notch with some Kislev-themed activities

 

Windows: Frozen Assets

Yael Zoldan

We can all agree that there are, in fact, two kinds of people in this world. People who cook in advance and freeze, and people who don’t

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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?