Young Voices

Contributions by the younger members of our community

Teen's essay about his family wins HJN contest

Budding writer Emet Mendelson, 15, writes a winning essay on why he considers his family unique and special.

Why I volunteer

In the process of helping other people, you yourself become fulfilled. By volunteering, you help yourself as much as you help everyone else.

A Chanukah Miracle

10-year-old Isaac Shenker's story about a Chanukah Miracle.


June, 2016
by Madeleine Loewith

 The blades came down swiftly and without any doubt.

“Guilty,” the judge decreed. And my job is done.

I am High Lord Executioner in my small kingdom. We are neither powerful nor rich, yet we have something no other kingdoms have: Truth. Years ago a gui…