Close Call
Miriam said she forgave me, but there was a layer of mistrust wedged between us that made me feel sick

By Devoiry Braunstein

The Rainbow Girl
“I don’t know. I don’t know, okay? My parents want me to go to out of town with Shani”

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Jr. Feature
Move over, basketball, hockey, and baseball. Add a little bounce to your sporting fun — check out these unusual sports activities!

By Rochel Burstyn

Jolly Solly
Slowly a look of pure horror dawned on their faces. The kiosk was locked and shuttered. A sign on the door read “CLOSED”

By R. Atkins

Story Time
“I can’t sit down here waiting like a sitting duck for the pirates to come for us. I’m going up to help the sailors”

By Y. Bromberg

Win or Lose
Yitzy’s eyes popped wide open. Now he was worried. This question did not have an easy yes-or-no answer

By Chaim Finkelstein

Tzili Schneider wanted to bridge the chasm between chareidim and the irreligious. Her innovative program Is tearing down barriers and opening hearts

By Esther Ilana Rabi

How do entertainers know they made the right choice?
How do entertainers know they made the right choice?
Why do I fall apart each month, when I should be thrilled we still have a chance?

By Shevy Levine

Family Reflections
When life is a dark, sad place to be, something’s very wrong

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Counter Point
Miriam Kosman’s op-ed “Real Men Might Eat Quiche” has drawn sustained and significant feedback. Here is a sampling

By Mishpacha Readers