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Let’s Celebrate 600!

C.B. Lieber

Wow, can you believe how long we’ve been at it? Six hundred issues of fun, features, stories, and ideas… Let’s celebrate 600 by talking to a few of our favorite authors, meeting some behind-the-scenes people, and hearing from our readers, far and wide!

 

Oops! Detour Ahead

Rachel Stein

Esther looked up from the magazine while her mind spun with possibilities. From the moment she’d learned how to string words together to form sentences, writing had become her best friend. How she’d love to win this contest! So, think Esther, think! she urged herself.

 

Marvel of the Month

Yaakov Lubin

Marvel of the Month: Spectacular Seeds Can you imagine a world without fruits? No mouthwatering melons, amazing apples, delicious dates or — unthinkable! — chocolate. How do fruit trees grow?



MM217
 
Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world