Teen Feature
The brain’s limited attention gets diluted when it’s doing too much

By Rivka Berman

Movin on Up
I know it sounds a little weird for someone my age, is that I really, really, like REALLY, want to start my own business. Like, yesterday

By Shaina Keren

DMCs
It’s a horrible feeling to have to shop in “bigger-size stores” so you can’t even have fun shopping trips with your friends

By Leah Greenburg

Friendship
When faced with hard moments, remember the following: Many meaningful conversations are “charged” with discomfort

By Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

Teen Fiction
They’re a tight threesome, a little bit aloof from the rest of the class. I have lots of friends, but somehow Leah’s gang is just fun

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Bricks and Ladders
"We decided that if any of you aren’t happy in Stonesworth, we’ll try to make it work so that you can go to school in Brownsfeld"

By Ariella Schiller

Close Call
“There’s nothing wrong with you. I’ve been cruel to you by imposing a relationship on you. I can’t help it. This is how I am. All or nothing”

By Devoiry Braunstein

Friendship Fix
Is it any wonder that I feel like a yo-yo? What do I make of her on-again-off-again friendship habits? And why do they make me feel so insecure?

By Shoshana Itzkowitz

Hit the Trail
Just us and Hashem and the Torah

By Rabbi Ephraim Schwartz

Center Stage
“You have a tremendously bright future ahead of you. Don’t tell me you’re going to throw it away because of one girl”

By Gila Arnold

In the Balance
“Last time we met, you were called John”

By Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP

Parshah
Spiritual growth is a gradual, incremental process

By Faigy Peritzman

EndNote
Hallel. It’s in the chazzan’s hands to navigate that crossroads of tefillah and music

By Riki Goldstein