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Fake News

Bracha Stein & Rikki Ehrlich

“And now,” Shifra continued, “is a time that will test us all. Because we have a magazine we need to put to bed in 12 hours. And readers who count on us”

 

Musings: Where’s He Gone?

Shira Berger

“May you be blessed with triplets this year,” my husband says as he grabs his childless cousin’s hand, pumping it up and down. I cringe

 

Freefall: Chapter 45

Miriam Zakon

The invasion of Europe begins. Abe joins thousands of paratroopers who board planes, ready to jump into France. Rob berates Moe for not writing his father

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 21

Rachael Lavon

He’d spent the past three days being kind, empathetic, understanding, supportive. He’d listened. Commiserated. Refilled the tissue box. But by day four… She has to move on

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 38

Gila Arnold

Suri had the impression she was failing her daughter. That Miri expected more, expected Suri to don a red cape and save the day

 

Lifetakes: Hands Out

Esther Teichtal

Zeide dipped his hands into the cut-glass bowl. Cupping his palms, he raised them high, heaped with silver, coins flowing, flowing, flowing. Tinkling, clinking, singing

 

Focus on the Finicky

Faigy Schonfeld

No more food fights! Tips, tricks, and insider secrets on how to feed your picky eater without feuds

 

A Stitch in Time

Libi Astaire

Marlene Sanders discovered quilting relatively late in life, but she’s quickly making up for lost time, creating magnificent quilts with layers of meaning

 

SisterSchmooze: Dream On

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

Join the Sisters in the dark corridors of our dreams — dreams that express our deepest yearning for the impossible… or our simplest longing for normalcy

 

If the Shoe Fits

Libby Berg

I will not allow Renana’s searing gaze to show me up as an overworked and underdeveloped frum mother

 

Musings: An Invitation to the Zoo

Zelda Goldfield

When I agreed to let my young sons open an informal neighborhood zoo, was I making a big mistake?

 

Windows: Birthday Wishes

Esther Kurtz

Malky leaned into my father, “Should I call Hatzolah?” she asked as a formality, just to confirm that everything was okay. Wasn’t it?

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Something’s Wrong
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