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Summer Job: Chapter 23

Dov Haller

“You’re looking at me like you recognize me from a picture hanging in the post office. Just say it already. What?” Rivky said.

 

Return Trip

Zivia Reischer

I wanted to create the perfect image, but inside there was just a black void. I tried filling that hole with approval, and I tried filling it with fun, but none of those things were the right shape for the empty space inside me. Until I hit rock bottom

 

Bringing Down the Blessings

Aryeh Ehrlich

The previous Nadvorna Rebbe ztz”l was a healer of broken souls, yet his son Rav Eliezer Zev Rosenbaum has brought a fresh dimension to the chassidus

 

Just a Regular Yid

Riki Goldstein

Rav Elyashiv named Rav Yitzchak Zilber one of the 36 hidden tzaddikim of his time. Rav Bentzion Zilber’s homage to his father’s exemplary fortitude

 

Blast from the Past

Libi Astaire

Ever since Har Sinai, the shofar has been associated with momentous events. Nothing can beat a horn’s blast when you want to say “Wake up!”

 

The Affable Lion

Tzivia Meth

Rav Yechezkel Abramsky’s influence on British Jewry continues to be felt today, as even secular Jews have come to appreciate the values he brought to their community

 

Palaces of Prayer

Shlomi Gil

Whether the design is intricate, unadorned, or top secret, Pinchas Lachiani knows how to turn even the humblest shul into a magnificent structure of sanctity

 

5776: The Year in Review

Binyamin Rose

The people, places, phenomena, episodes, and news that have characterized 5776

 

Lifelines: A Voice in the Wilderness

C. Saphir

You probably know very little about the state of Utah. But if you’re a parent of an at-risk child, knowing about Utah may be crucial



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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