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And…We’re Back!

Yisrael Rutman

Everybody gets discouraged some time or other. Even the greatest people have their ups and downs. But they don’t give up. They keep on trying. Even if you don’t reach your goal in the end, if you haven’t given up, that itself is a comeback. This week, Jr. explores many different kinds of comebacks. We hope they inspire you to make a great comeback of your own.

 

Waiting for Madame (and Still Waiting)

Tzipie Wolner

We were sitting around the dinner table when Monsieur Two-Meh-Two banged on the table with his fork. “So kids, who misses Madame Chamberlaine?” I jumped out of my seat. “Is she finally coming back?!” “I’m afraid so,” Monsieur said sadly.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

Dearest readers, This month we’re proud to introduce you to Libby, a wonderful, happy, and talented girl born with Down syndrome.



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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