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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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Out with the Girls
Yonoson Rosenblum Another progressive revolution that eats its own
And I Will Glorify Him
Eytan Kobre Herman Wouk “made G-d a bestseller”
What You've Learned
Alexandra Fleksher Allow me to let you in on what school is all about
Going Broke
Mishpacha Readers Reader feedback for “The Kids Are Going to Camp..."
Top 5 Ways Jews Try to Lose Weight
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Gaining weight and talking about losing weight
He Soaked Up Our Pain
Rabbi Yaakov Klein A tribute to Reb Shlomo Cheshin ztz”l
Leaving on a High Note
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman And then it happened. I knew it would
Family Matters
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Not the answers they teach in medical school
Play the Night Away
Riki Goldstein May we all share simchahs, no strings attached!
Fast Thinking
Faigy Peritzman How we react when we're exempt from a mitzvah
Baalat Teshuvah
Rachel Karasenti Don’t ask, “So how did you become frum?”
Confessions of a PhD Graduate
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When it comes to parenting, we’re always learning
Dear Favorite Little Sis
Anonymous I ended up wanting to be like you
Who's Making My Phone Calls?
Sara Eisemann Should I be upfront that I’m calling for myself?