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The Making of a Mensch

Margie Pensak

You’ve tried positive reinforcement, sticker charts, prizes. Take a peek at what mechanchim are doing in the classroom to inculcate good middos in our children

 

Skills for School Success

Toby Vogel

Ideally, your child learns well, aces tests, and looks forward to going to school each day. What you can do to make this happen

 

The Dyslexic Mind

Esther Teichtal

Considered an enigmatic learning disability, many misconceptions must be righted before dyslexia is recognized for what it offers — the gift of seeing things differently

 

SisterSchmooze: Life Lessons

Marcia Stark Meth / Emmy Stark Zitter / Miriam Stark Zakon

What if you had the chance to revisit the subjects you learned in school and view them through the lens of your life experience?

 

Whispers: Chapter 7

Shira Hart

At 18, after a very positive heart scan, my parents decided to send me to seminary in Israel to fill the gaps in my education

 

Walking Away

Miriam Dansky

Everything seemed to be endowed with a strange and luminous intensity, as if all of reality had been reduced to what transpired within its walls

 

Freefall: Chapter 19

Miriam Zakon

Yeruchum is polite but distant to Moe and pleasant to Harry. Luigi drops in on Shabbos. All three are being sent to Hawaii

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 12

Gila Arnold

Aviva has a hard time dealing with the news of her pregnancy. Yael invites a state senator to visit their clinic

 

Lifetakes: Teaching and Learning

Ruchi Green

Next time I want to give up and say, this is too hard for me, I want out — I’ll think of Ahuva and keep going



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Blame It on Amnesia
Rabbi Moshe Grylak He has no past, and therefore no future
Jogging the Memory
Yonoson Rosenblum Summoning up the past is not always so easy
Endless Summer
Eytan Kobre Time is the implacable foe of us all
Three Orphans and Two Afikomens
Dr. Meir Wikler Here is how children spell the word “love”: t-i-m-e
All for a Good Cause: The Conversation Continues
Mishpacha Contributors Readers weigh in on “All for a Good Cause”
No Question Too Small, No Problem Too Big
Eliezer Shulman In tribute to Rav Sraya Deblitzky ztz”l
Under the Chuppah
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Of course, I never mentioned my dream to anyone
It's Not My Wife
Jacob L. Freedman Anxiety was present in the room, but not in the patient
One Day, the Nations Will Know
Riki Goldstein The Skulener Rebbe’s message was hidden in the song
Far-Reaching Consequences
Faigy Peritzman The impression each action makes is never erased
Frustration Tolerance
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Keep calm when dealing with someone who can’t
Mistakes and Mysteries
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Tears are the avodah of Tishah B’Av
The Detective: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer I thought he was misbehaving; he was suffering
Dear Neighbor
Anonymous Stop to ask yourself if they’re heartless or heartbroken