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There Used To Be Jews Here

One point stood out from those stories: in contrast to the Koran, the great figures of the Torah were not beyond reproach. There was always room to be better.

A Purim Nes

He was used to my premonitions. So I called my labor coach she said she would bring her car close to where I was staying.

The Wings To Fly

One daughter flew in from the UK for a mere 50 hours – quite an amazing feat!

A Tribute To My Own Personal Angels

My mother had a difficult pregnancy. Some doctors said it was a miracle I was born and came out as good as I did.

Miracle In A Jerusalem Cab

We were not familiar with the process of wiring money to Israel when I got engaged, so I was just waiting for the money to come by mail.

The Cycle Of Life Continues

As it turned out, despite recovering sufficiently and hopeful of having more children, I never did.

A Get-Well Present From The One Above

During the past year I especially enjoyed looking at a website of a hotel in Monticello. Living near the beauty and calm of the water really appealed to me.

The Wrong School

I remembered the years of bringing up six teenage daughters. Of course they weren’t all teenagers at the same time but sometimes it definitely felt like it.

Following A Dream

With no other choice in sight, David continued along his path until he finished high school without having any substantial plans for his future in mind.

House Hunting 101

Our poor daughter well remembers her highly-anticipated bat mitzvah trip with us to Israel, that unfortunately fell far short of her expectations.

Good Things Come in Threes

There are people who come over to help us give the babies a bath. We have all learned to do this in assembly line fashion. We could not do it all alone.

A Change Of Name, A Change Of Mazal

I happily assured her that I did in fact have no doubt that the change of name had a lot to do with their new status.

Soldiers In Hashem’s Army

The scene was surreal. We could hear the battle raging in Aza, but in the host’s realm there was relaxation, conversation, and the bubbly voice of our grandson.

My Journey Out of Pain

I’d been reading a book about back pain which said that the real cause was pent up anger. Was I angry at someone?

The Refuah Before The Maka

Baruch Hashem all worked out well and they are doing both fine recuperating now.

Counting Time

My daughter was in a state of shock. How could this be? How would she and her husband cope?

Run For Your Life

Upon receiving the call from Orit, Margolit thought that her daughter had already been informed about the attack and was calling about visiting Tomer.

An Historical Example Of Gam Zu L’tova

By 1939 when World War II broke out, Aliyat Ha'noar had brought over five thousand Jewish children and youth out of Europe to Palestine.

The Phone Call

I had heard about these cousins a lot through the years. They lived together in Manhattan.

A Trip To Grandparents Saves The Day

After their short rest upstate, catching a few short hours of sleep, the father and son-in-law started the trek home.

Reflections On Water

I hurried downstairs and dialed my husband again. Baruch Hashem this time he answered right away.

Passing The Torch

I explained to him that Hashem does not give a person something to deal with that they cannot handle.

Winning Ticket #675349

I teach our students that nothing happens by chance and certainly that includes a raffle drawing. Hashem is running the world and everything that happens in it.

A Supreme Act Of Love Revisited

What happened to Robert Najberg’s mother? I have no clue; I can’t find any information.

Traveling With Grace

Edy turned around and saw that her sister was trapped underneath the trolley that had rolled on top of her.

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