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True Colors

Michal Marcus

Dan decided Mordy should start trailing me on my beat. Like my job isn’t hard enough without having an overeager wanna-be reporter following me around

 

Spirit of Truth

Rachael Lavon

“You’ll go in tonight? By yourself?” I ask. Baruch’s eyes flutter, then close in exasperation. A chill creeps up between us

 

The Exit Interview

Rikki Ehrlich

“Idy, what should we tell her, seriously? To behave herself or she won’t get married? That people will think she’s modern? Seriously? We’re way beyond that stage”

 

Water under the Bridge

Dov Haller

“What’s sad is that he could be part of it if he actually felt like listening to someone else for once”

 

Sands of Time

Sara Wolf

“Nitza, you are entering your sixteenth year. Don’t you understand that you are a slave in this vast prison called Mitzrayim?”

 

Mirror Image

Gila Arnold

“You really get it. People told me that about you, that you really understand. That’s why I wanted to speak to you so badly”

 

Choice Theory

Esther Kurtz

INTRO “His ex was one of those people my generation makes fun of your generation for. Instant gratification, sunshine and rainbows and the unicorns”

 

Ninety Days

All of a sudden, Shuey’s face lit up. “Oh my goodness, Chavie. I just thought of a brilliant idea. Ready?”

 

Free Space

Rochel Grunewald

She had been too shocked, too numb, to do anything but agree. Now she just wishes she hadn’t

 

In Sync

Rochel Grunewald

“I’m— the drums aren’t toys,” he says, almost defensively. “They’re— I can’t have anyone touching them. I think I’ll have to keep the study door locked”

 

Lost in Translation

Esty Heller

If anyone else would tease me like that, and twice in the same day, I would blow up. But Gedalya is forgiven

 

Echo Valley

Leah Gebber

Zach types “courage” into Brainyquote. He angles his screen away from the sun, and begins: “Plato sees courage as perseverance — through suffering, pleasure, and fear”

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Blame It on Amnesia
Rabbi Moshe Grylak He has no past, and therefore no future
Jogging the Memory
Yonoson Rosenblum Summoning up the past is not always so easy
Endless Summer
Eytan Kobre Time is the implacable foe of us all
Three Orphans and Two Afikomens
Dr. Meir Wikler Here is how children spell the word “love”: t-i-m-e
All for a Good Cause: The Conversation Continues
Mishpacha Contributors Readers weigh in on “All for a Good Cause”
No Question Too Small, No Problem Too Big
Eliezer Shulman In tribute to Rav Sraya Deblitzky ztz”l
Under the Chuppah
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Of course, I never mentioned my dream to anyone
The Detective: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It just showed me that his behavior is not normal”