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A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 10

Faigy Gold

About to despair, I remembered; this ain’t called a luxury hotel for nothing. Let’s put ’em to the test

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 53

Leah Gebber

He clenches his fists. These self-satisfied Jews, what do they know? What do they know of being alone in the world?

 

Center Stage: Chapter 10

Gila Arnold

Because why? Because she wanted to so badly? Because Hashem wouldn’t have helped her discover a talent only to throw it away forever?

 

On the House: Chapter 19

Faigy Schonfeld

“Daddy doesn’t serve me breakfast like he serves you,” Mommy said, pretending it was a joke. Mimi stared at her mother. Where did this come from?

 

Lifetakes: The Story’s End

Gila Arnold

Why else would Hashem take the trouble to arrange such wild circumstances to ensure I buy this book?

 

Growing with My Garden

Naomi Elbinger

My garden is miles from manicured, nor is it pedicured. It will never appear in any magazine — except, apparently, the one you’re holding in your hands

 

SisterSchmooze: Get Lost!

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Leah Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

We’re less than impressed with the idea that technology has made getting lost obsolete. People can still get lost

 

I Dare Me: Asking for Money

As told to Elisheva Appel

To get my feet wet, I decide to leave the largest donors for the end and start with the low-hanging fruit, like my grandmother

 

Tempo Fiction: Open House

Rochel Grunewald

"If you recognize what you have and you're ready to give something away, Hashem sends the people who need it"

 

Not a Story

Esther Kurtz

When you’re not thinking about it, there’s restlessness and emptiness in your being. You turn the music up loud just to feel something beat in you

 

A Stone’s Throw: Chapter 9

Faigy Gold

The chassan-kallah relationship is so fragile in the beginning, and that first piece of jewelry seems to be more significant than the Duchess of Windsor’s whole collection

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 52

Leah Gebber

In the center is Jerusalem, with a verse from Psalms: “Joy of the world.” He takes a breath. It is exquisite

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