Teen Feature
Four teens share their experiences of how they escaped from their personal prisons… to freedom

By Avigail Rabinowitz

I can’t even face my best friend anymore, because no one understands

By Rochel Samet

Teen Fiction
I knew exactly what my mother meant by “organizing and cleaning” my closet for Pesach. I would need a miracle to please her

By Roizy Baum

Out of Step
Ma makes sense, she really does, but I just feel so heavy and gross, and I miss ballet so much, I completely lose myself

By Ariella Schiller

I knew that one day I would just have to explode. Which I did, on the shabbaton

By Devorah Grant

Movin on Up
Chaya rethinks her assessment of what an ideal workplace looks like

By Leah Greenburg

Outside Chance
“You got the position you’ve always wanted. I was being supportive! I picked up and moved!”

By Esther Kurtz

A Gift Passed Along
“Thank You, Hashem, thank You, Hashem, thank You, Hashem for making beautiful bugs”

By Rachel Bachrach

A Gift Passed Along
I had changed my name, changed my place, and rediscovered my true self

By Esther Tscholkowsky

Story Supplement
His brother was a singer. So what?

By Chani Muller

10 Questions
Shimon Fleischman is the co-owner of Mr. Can Cleaning in Monsey, New York

By Rachel Bachrach

Off the Couch
“Doctor Freedman, I’ve got to tell you, I’m having a great time at home"

By Jacob L. Freedman MD