Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum
Yoel got the first turn. Lucky him! I came out third. All the excitement will be over by the third day

By Shifra Glick

Teen Fiction
If Rosie couldn’t find the honey jar, it could only mean one thing. And I was to blame

By Malky Cope

Magazine Feature
What if you hailed from a town called Looneyville, Slaughterville, or Boring? Or Burnt Corn, Carefree, or Accident? That would certainly spice up the conversation

By Malkie Schulman

F is for Friendship
“The fun and games are over. Every girl in this classroom has one more chance to prove she deserves to come on this trip. Just one”

By Ruchama Schnaidman

Jr. Tales
We’d ordered my tefillin ages ago, before we left Earth. Then, when they were finally ready, they’d missed the spaceship headed here

By Faigy Gut

Win or Lose
“It’s incredible that after all these years of not speaking to us, Mr. Greenbaum will actually be sitting at our Shabbos table”

By Chaim Finkelstein

Bricks and Ladders
I’ve gone against the group. Add that to Tzippy’s shidduch, and I’m pretty much a social pariah

By Ariella Schiller

How to give kavod to boys who’d rather be elsewhere

By Riki Goldstein

Is he shy? Is Daddy putting him at ease? Oh, let him be comfortable in his skin — at least one of us should be

By Deena Fenster

More or Less
“Why do you have to be so mature?” she said finally. “Why do you have to say the things that just take my whole rant and somehow defeat it?

By Esther Kurtz

The Gatekeeper's Daughter
It is an old — a very old — photo album. Daina clutches the album gingerly, afraid to disturb the cracked, crackly sheets of plastic

By Esther Teichtal

Center Stage
“It feels funny, doesn’t it? Going somewhere so off-the-beaten-Jewish path. Everyone will be staring at us like animals in the zoo”

By Gila Arnold


By Estee Rabinovicz