And then I froze and my mind went blank and this crazy overwhelming feeling came over me and I started to cry and so did she

By Rikki Ehrlich

As he liked to tell Sarah, “I spend ten months teaching teenagers eight hours a day, all I want is quiet, I’m not looking for any action, thank you very much”

By Dov Haller

It’s a look that makes her quail inside, though she’s used to it, though she’s stood her own before and will do it again.

By Leah Gebber

Her parents had picked up on that early in the shidduch process — every neighbor, every relative, every rebbi or roommate seemed to get a light in their eye when asked about Chaim ...

By Blimi Rabinowitz

Riva forced herself to voice her deepest fear. “I really care about… the learning thing. I really care about… a home attached to Torah. I need to know he’s there too”

By Zivia Reischer

How it worked: A client faces an empty chair, imagines his demon sitting in it, and speaks his thoughts and feelings with no filters

By Esty Heller

At least now he’ll see that nonsensical, silly, irresponsible Molly had done well for herself, is married to a celebrated rebbi, has raised poised, wonderful, eidel children…

By Faigy Schonfeld

Finally, there they are. Howard and Jack and the rest of them. He should make the most of this game, his last for the next while

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

A classic Pesach snack to add to your family's repertoire.

By Esther Ottensoser

Story Time
“You’ve got the eye patch, you’re the kidnapper!” Adin bellowed, jabbing his finger into the man’s face. “Where are you hiding her?”

By Yehuda Bromberg

It’s a tough interview to conduct, since Rebbetzin Ackerman can’t quite figure out why I consider her achievements noteworthy

By Elisheva Appel

I brushed off all of my crumbs so many times, I thought. I washed all of my toys. Had it all been for nothing? After all that, we had chometz — bread! — in our house!

By Teen Contributors

Text Messages
My baseline for comparison is admittedly weak

By Eytan Kobre

Movin on Up
Did you know there’s an official name for speaking to people about what they do? It’s called “informational interviewing”

By Shaina Keren