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Impressions: Survival Camping

Joe Gordon, prepared for print by Baila Rosenbaum

When Joe Gordon agreed to be a summer camp counselor for Yad Yisroel, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reviving Yiddishkeit in Belarus, he had no idea the experience would have such a great impact on so many young Jewish lives — including his own. A look inside his diary brings it all back to life

 

Lifelines: Living with Dignity

C. Saphir

The news wasn’t a shock. Our 84-year-old mother had been fighting cancer for years, and the cancer had recently metastasized to her bones. But what looked like the end of the story was not what we expected

 

Cut ’n Paste: That Is a Seder

As told to Rayzel Reich by Mr. Ephraim Reich

“What did Zeide Chazkele have to do with Pesach? Sure, there are many great stories about him that must be told. But, like, right now...?” What a surprise was in store…

 

Summer Job: Chapter 49

Dov Haller

Chaim typed the same thing he’d found himself writing again and again over the past few weeks. Be gebentsht, don’t know what I’d do without you.

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The Fortunes of War
Rabbi Moshe Grylak We’re still feeling the fallout of the First World War
Some Lessons, But Few Portents
Yonoson Rosenblum What the midterms tell us about 2020
Vote of Confidence
Eyan Kobre Why I tuned in to the liberal radio station
5 out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Moments of the Kinus
Day in the Life
Rachel Bachrach Chaim White of KC Kosher Co-op
When Less is More
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman How a good edit enhances a manuscript
It’s My Job
Jacob L. Freedman “Will you force me to take meds?”
They’re Still Playing My Song?
Riki Goldstein Yitzy Bald’s Yerav Na
Yisroel Werdyger Can’t Stop Singing
Riki Goldstein Ahrele Samet’s Loi Luni
Double Chords of Hope
Riki Goldstein You never know how far your music can go
Will Dedi Have the Last Laugh?
Dovid N. Golding Dedi and Ding go way back
Battle of the Budge
Faigy Peritzman Using stubbornness to grow in ruchniyus
The Challenging Child
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Strategies for raising the difficult child
Bucking the Trend
Sara Eisemann If I skip sem, will I get a good shidduch?
The Musician: Part 1
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer "If she can't read she'll be handicapped for life!"