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Center Stage: Chapter 47

Gila Arnold

Who did this woman think she was, calmly standing there and imagining some psychological diagnosis for Rina, as if she had a complete understanding of Rina’s psyche?


The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Chapter 28

Esther Teichtal

He wants her to bring this money back when she returns? She is about to leave this all behind. There’s a chance she will never return


More or Less: Chapter 13

Esther Kurtz

Negotiations, I remember reading once, are not a zero-sum game with winners and losers, but a transaction where each side prioritizes what they really want


Lifetakes: Rate Your Pain

Penina Garfinkle

Greet everyone like you were hoping to meet them here, smile at them, offer a compliment. You never know what’s going on in someone else’s life… right?


The Spokesman: Part I

D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer

“Sorry, I missed that. Can you say it a little slower?”


Shabbos at Savti’s

Perel Grossman

To be fair, Bruchy did give me advance notice. Not so far in advance that I could get out of it


Fair Slice

Libby Silberman

Tante Heidi isn’t really an aunt, but she’s always been a part of our family. And she’s a person you feel bad for


Center Stage: Chapter 46

Gila Arnold

Though Dini didn’t actually look at her, Huvy, sitting on the floor in a corner of the room, squirmed. She hated when they complained about her mother


The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Chapter 27

Esther Teichtal

“Didn’t she tell you? Her mother wants her back in Lithuania. From what she’s told me, I doubt she actually wants to go back and live there”


The Mitzvah Note

Rochel Burstyn

I mean, what a fantastic thing to do! From then on, I too encouraged my kids to offer a meshulach a drink


Tempo Novelette — Breathe: Part 3 of 3

Rachael Lavon

Everyone’s fear was that I’d turn into her


Things and Stuff

Yaffa Ganz

Who needs all these Things? And what better time to dispose of the Stuff than now? Isn’t this exactly what pre-Pesach decluttering is all about?

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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