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To Destigmatize Mental Health Issues

Elisheva Appel

I want to break the mental health taboo


Broad Strokes

Adina Lover

Shmuel was still laughing when they left the office. “Women on a kevarim tour! Forget Dial-a-Segulah. Need a yeshuah? Visit the Pnei Yehoshua!”


If the Shoe Fits

Esty Heller

Off to the shoe store goes every mother whose husband has bein hazmanim. She takes along every one of her children who has two feet, including the baby who is bound to start walking within a year, because, hello, 40 percent


The Burberry Coat

Hanna Green

Heading toward the door, my kids stop whatever they’re doing and stare at my coat


Center Stage: Chapter 53

Gila Arnold

Huvy narrowed her eyes as she stared at Gabriella. There, at least, was one person whom she wouldn’t miss at all


More or Less: Chapter 19

Esther Kurtz

What did I have that could pass for a costume, that was easily removable, and wasn’t mortifying in the first place?


Siblings Unrivaled

Peshie Needleman

I watch it again and again, knowing that secrets to life are hidden in that one minute and 32-second clip. I intend to keep watching until I discover the secret


Perel Grossman's Guide to Launching Your PCC (Pesach Cleaning Campaign)

Perel Grossman

Take a shmatteh soaked in bourbon. (No, kidding. Fantastik.) Swipe at that top shelf. This will bring down a shower of dust and small insect parts. When you stop coughing, make a mental note to ask someone taller than you to do this next year


Center Stage: Chapter 52

Gila Arnold

How could Rina do this to her? How could she? After all Gabriella had done for her film, all the times she’d bit her tongue and gone along with Rina’s ridiculous ideas


More or Less: Chapter 18

Esther Kurtz

“What are your Purim plans?” Mommy was finally taking initiative in this conversation, but of course she had to bring up something I don’t want to talk about. Not with her, at least


Stitched with Love

Fayge Young

Was it time for the picture to be stretched back to its original shape? Whom could I possibly trust with it?

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Drink to Eternity
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Redemption doesn’t simply mean being let out of jail
Klal Yisrael Is Always Free
Yonoson Rosenblum "In that merit will Klal Yisrael continue to exist”
Home Free
Eytan Kobre My baseline for comparison is admittedly weak
Believe in Your Own Seder
Rabbi Judah Mischel Hashem is satisfied when we do our best
Picture Perfect
Yisroel Besser Take a picture — and this time, send it to yourself
Flying Solo
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman As Pesach loomed closer, his resentment was growing
Hanging on by a Hair
Jacob L. Freedman MD “Do you still think that I’m not completely crazy?”
A Song for Every Season
Riki Goldstein Influencers map out their personal musical soundtracks
Subliminal Speech
Faigy Peritzman The deeper the recognition, the deeper the effect
The Big Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Spelling things out clears clouds of resentment
The Count-Up
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tap the middos of Sefirah to recreate yourself
The Baker: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP with Zivia Reischer "She can't get married if she can't build a relationship...
Know This: Infertility
As Told to Bracha Stein There was no place for me. I didn’t belong
Dear Shadchan
The Girl Here's the thing: I need time