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She Didn’t Pray for a Miracle. Reprinted by permission of CynthiaMercati. ©1999 Cynthia Mercati.

Salvation in Sarajevo. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Richard J. Plavin. ©1995 Rabbi Richard J. Plavin.

A Special Grandfather. Reprinted by permission of Bel Kaufman. ©1966 Bel Kaufman.

The Story of Mary the Maid. Reprinted by permission of Robert Press, the Estate holder of Naomi Bluestone. ©1999 Robert Press, the Estate holder of Naomi Bluestone.

My Son the Rabbi. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Michael Gold. ©2000 Rabbi Michael Gold.

The Pretzel Lady’s Hanukkah and A Direct Line to Heaven. Reprinted by permission of Arnold Fine, The Jewish Press. ©2001 Arnold Fine, The Jewish Press.

The Rebbe Said Thank You. Reprinted by permission of Yosef Jacobson. ©1999 Yosef Jacobson. (Originally appeared in The Jewish Spark magazine, September 1999, Vol. 5, Issue 3.)

A Hug in Prison. By Yitta Halberstam Mandelbaum from Holy Brother: Inspiring Stories and Enchanted Tales About Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach ©1997. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Jason Aronson, Inc., Northvale, NJ ©1997. www.aronson.com.

A Ray of Peace. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Harvey Abramowitz. ©1999 Rabbi Harvey Abramowitz.

Rosa. Reprinted by permission of Barbara Sofer. ©1998 Barbara Sofer. Originally appeared as Mother Daughter’s Story in Hadassah Magazine, December 1998.

Stranger than Fiction. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Hillel E. Silverman. ©1987 Rabbi Hillel E. Silverman.

Choosing Life. “L’Chaim!” from My Grandfather’s Blessings by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., ©2000 by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. Used by permission of Riverhead Books, a division of Penguin Putnam, Inc.

A Surprise in Jerusalem. Reprinted by permission of Rebecca Heisler. ©1999 Rebecca Heisler.

Hanukkah in a Soviet Prison. Reprinted by permission of Yosef Begun. ©1998 Yosef Begun.

How Do You Talk to God? Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Scott Aaron. ©1999 Rabbi Scott Aaron.

It’s Only a Matter of Time. Reprinted by permission of Lisa Lipkin. ©1996 Lisa Lipkin.

The Power of a Blue Box. Reprinted by permission of Hanna Bandes Geshelin. ©1992 Hanna Bandes Geshelin.

What It Means to Be a Mensch. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Benjamin Levene and Rabbi Jack Riemer. ©1994 Rabbi Benjamin Levene and Rabbi Jack Riemer.

Standing by His Word. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Roy D. Tanenbaum. ©1999 Rabbi Roy D. Tanenbaum.

Aaron Feuerstein. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Jack Segal. ©1996 Rabbi Jack Segal.

The Power of Holding Hands. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Harold E. Kushner. ©1986 Rabbi Harold E. Kushner.

The Letter. Reprinted by permission of Michael Levy. ©2000 Michael Levy.

I Married Her Sunshine. Reprinted by permission of Miriam Goldbrenner. ©1997 Miriam Goldbrenner.

With Faith, Back into Life. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Gerald I. Wolpe. ©2001 Rabbi Gerald I. Wolpe.

The Laundry Bag. Reprinted by permission of Chava Weiss. ©2001 Chava Weiss.

The First Media Fundraiser. Reprinted by permission of Miriam Biskin. ©1999 Miriam Biskin.

By Might or Spirit? Reprinted by permission of Jonathan Elkins. ©1999 Jonathan Elkins.

We Are All Jews Now. Reprinted by permission of Bryan Aubrey. ©1999 Bryan Aubrey.

The Temples Are Burning. Reprinted by permission of Bryan Aubrey and Rabbi Mona Alfi. ©1999 Bryan Aubrey and Rabbi Mona Alfi.

Let Freedom Ring in Iowa City. Reprinted by permission of Corinne Stavish. ©1997 Corinne Stavish. Appeared in the Century Village West newspaper, “The Reporter.”

Cardinal Bernardin and Lost and Found. Reprinted by permission of Marsha Arons. ©1998, 2000 Marsha Arons.

A Jewish Christmas Story. Reprinted by permission of Irene Frisch. ©1991 Irene Frisch.

Go in Good Health. Reprinted by permission of Lottie Robins. ©1965 Lottie Robins.

Upstairs at the Rialto. Reprinted by permission of Elayne Clift. Excerpted from To New Jersey, with Love and Apologies ©1999 Elayne Clift.

The Story of Raoul Wallenberg. Reprinted by permission of Thomas Veres. ©2001 Thomas Veres.

The Compassion of a King. Reprinted by permission of Beth Huppin. ©1997 Beth Huppin.

Jerusalem Encounter. Reprinted by permission of Bronia Galmitz Gallon. ©1970 Bronia Galmitz Gallon.

Grandmother’s Candlesticks. Reprinted by permission of Amy Hirshberg Lederman. ©1995 Amy Hirshberg Lederman.

Connecting the Generations. Reprinted by permission of Gina Klonoff. ©2000 Gina Klonoff. Originally appeared in Women’s League Outlook Magazine, Winter 2000.

The Rimonim. ©1989 by Denny Pinkus from A Vase for a Flower: Tales of an Antique Dealer by Denny Pinkus. Reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press, LLC.

The Family Heirloom. Reprinted by permission of Linda Spiegler. ©1998 Linda Spiegler.

Of Angels and Poinsettias. Reprinted by permission of Aish HaTorah’s Web site, www.aish.com, an award-winning Web site on Jewish wisdom and inspiration. ©2001 aish.com.

The Shawl. Reprinted by permission of Laurie Mintz. ©1998 Laurie Mintz.

Missing the Boat. Reprinted by permission of Tanya Susan Bank. ©2001 Tanya Susan Bank.

Raisins and Almonds. Reprinted by permission of Elizabeth Sussman Nassau. ©1998 Elizabeth Sussman Nassau.

The World’s Greatest Stand-Up Comedian. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Joan S. Friedman. ©1998 Rabbi Joan S. Friedman.

Dreaming of Matzah. Reprinted by permission of Trish Krotowski. ©2000 Trish Krotowski.

The Fire of Hope. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen. ©2000 Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen.

The Making of a Physician. Reprinted by permission of Judita M. Hruza, M.D. ©1992 Judita M. Hruza, M.D.

The Last Four Digits. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Harold J. Goldberg. ©1989 Rabbi Harold J. Goldberg.

Owing a Debt of Gratitude. Reprinted by permission of Erica S. Goldman-Brodie. ©1997 Erica S. Goldman-Brodie.

It Should Once Again See Light and Awakening. Reprinted by permission of Blair P. Grubb, M.D. ©2001 Blair P. Grubb, M.D.

Shoes and Hair. Reprinted by permission of Arielle Greenbaum. ©1996 Arielle Greenbaum.

The Man Who Waited Forty-Five Years to Blow His Shofar. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Allen S. Maller. ©1990 Rabbi Allen S. Maller.

The Two Eyes. Reprinted by permission of Leah Golomb. ©2000 Leah Golomb.

My Five-Year-Old Spiritual Teacher. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, the Estate holder of Rabbi Devora Bartnoff. ©2001 Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, the Estate holder of Rabbi Devora Bartnoff.

Diamonds Polished Here. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D. ©1997 Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, M.D.

To an Audience Yet Unborn. Adapted by permission from Parsha Parables by Rabbi Mordecai Kamenetzky. ©1998 Bentch Press.

Here I Am. Reprinted by permission of Rabbi Benjamin Sendrow. ©2000 Rabbi Benjamin Sendrow.

To Make a Minyan. Reprinted by permission of Hanoch McCarty. ©1999 Hanoch McCarty.

Harry’s Blessings. Reprinted by permission of Carole Goldstein. ©1991 Carole Goldstein.

The Hanukkah Party. Reprinted by permission of Rina Friedman. ©1998 Rina Friedman.

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