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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you