Teen Feature
Life can be tough on so many fronts — school, friends, family. And that’s when there’s a choice: to give in to the difficulties, or to choose to rise above them — and see just how ...

By C.B. Wahler

Movin on Up
My mother’s main concern is shidduchim. She is way more typical than I am, always doing what she’s supposed to be doing, and would never think of opening her own business

By Shaina Keren

DMCs
Once my classmates understood what was going on, they were totally cool with it. Why wouldn’t they be?

By Leah Greenburg

Story Supplement
Five stories of Providence and Protection

By Teen Contributors

Teen Fiction
It’s hard to believe that I’m actually part of the inner circle, an active part of the discussions, a dynamic contributor, if I may say so myself

By Roizy Baum

Out of Step
Mommy appears. “Come in, come in quickly,” she whispers, flapping her hand. We scurry in, confused by the cloak-and-dagger attitude

By Ariella Schiller

Personal Accounts
Mendel and Esther will not leave their child. Even though she’s an adult. Even though she’s being completely irrational.

By Shoshana Neumann

Personal Accounts
“Daddy. Couldn’t you have waited so we could say goodbye?”

By Shifra Leah Kahn

On Site
When repairing a Torah scroll, every stitch holds a story

By Reuven Pride

Calligraphy
“If we were at a restaurant, another dessert would be an additional ten dollars. But at home it’s still from the same $4.99 pint”

By Esther Kurtz

All I Ask
"We’re running a business here, not a homeless shelter. My father has a soft heart for people like that, but we can’t always be taking in these misfits"

By Ruti Kepler

Calligraphy
“The mommy you want to take you doesn’t exist,” Leah hissed, suddenly brutal. “Mommy will not dress you fit to be seen, baby. Her taste is gone”

By Riki Goldstein