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A Place to Call Home

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Have you ever seen a stray dog or cat wandering the streets? They look skinny and sad, their bones protruding from lusterless skin. If they’re lucky, they’ll end up being cared for in an animal shelter.

 

Mazel Brothers Superstore

Ruchama Schnaidman

There was something… something unsettling happening in Mazel Super Store and Siman didn’t like it one bit. He sat hunched in his chair with his legs up on his desk, in a quite un-Siman-like position. He scratched his neck and rubbed his fingers up and down, trying to think about what exactly was bothering him.

 

Open for Discussion

Chanye Diyon

“Cutting out the crabs from your life.” Everyone has “crabs” in their lives, and not everyone’s crabs are the same. The word crab is usually used negatively, like when someone is told to “stop being a crab.”

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