Family Reflections
Once excluded, always excluded?

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

The Gatekeeper's Daughter
“Home?” Laima doesn’t mean to taunt, but the way she says it makes Daina flinch

By Esther Teichtal

News In Depth
Medical marijuana: Does the destructive weed hold seeds of hope and healing? An investigative report

By Binyamin Rose

Rabbi Simcha Scholar cobbled together a camp for eight sick kids. Today he commands Chai Lifeline’s chesed empire KIDS.

By Barbara Bensoussan

Bricks and Ladders
I think of the thousands of families in Stonesworth that make up Tamara’s world, and it is heartbreaking that she doesn’t know another family like ours

By Ariella Schiller

Teen Fiction
When she came home, Michal threw down her book bag. Eighth grade was challenging enough, but being stuck with Rochel Leah was boooring

By Chavi Brody

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum
I didn’t have to keep track of anyone who was already there. I had to watch the door to see if one of the suspects arrived

By Shifra Glick

Win or Lose
Yitzy felt like a whole family of butterflies was doing jumping jacks inside his stomach. Why were his parents here? Why did they look so worried?

By Chaim Finkelstein