Believe it or not, some schools actually have therapists or guidance counselors on staff.
"Grandpa," I wondered, as the swing began to slow down, "why are there numbers on your arm?"
This devastating loss For weeks is the top news, But the assassination of politicians Is squeezed onto page two.
I am mad. I am mad at America.
This past summer was a powerful one for the Jewish people. I will always remember where I was on June 12th when I found...
I witnessed the true strength of Am Yisrael during those few days.
Is a missed opportunity to do a mitzvah considered a sin?
The sounds and scents of the kitchen are cozy, familiar, but loud in the silence.
This Holy Day comes once a year With prayers and begging and pleading and tears,
While multitasking is not ideal, it is often necessary and unavoidable.
As they fall upon us we go To the WALL.
One minute you're shaving shwarma off a pit, then the shwarma guy tells you he read a (fake) WhatsApp that the boys are dead.
How can awareness evolve from exploding stars?
King David prayed to give me my destined glory from his palace; his son to mold me into the mountain that everyone faces when they call to our Creator.
The ground of the Beis HaMikdash, which will soon take its appointed place.
What Hashem desires most is that we learn to connect with each other as children in the same family.
He wondered what it was like to live in Israel, to be religious.
It finally hits me, the world cries to it’s own problems...
Help me and the rest of them Know what I really mean.
This man, who is coming to speak to all of you today, is a holy man.
You’ve been taken from me my child I’ve been alone for many years, That you will never return Is my deepest hidden fear.
Shining faces and broad smiles surrounded me and I knew my own face had a silly grin plastered on it all evening.
One by one they would come, Dressed in their scary uniform, All with the same game,
“Beauty is not always seen, but felt by the heart, ” said Hellen Keller.
The following poem was written by Eden Malka, a student at the Yeshivah of Flatbush who will take part in the school’s Witness Theater in honor of Yom HaShoah.