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A Freilechen Fiveish

Esti Steinberg

A freilechen Purim, everyone! While you go undercover, hiding under Purim costume and mask, we do v’nahafoch hu and pull the mask off our favorite mascot: FIVEISH!

 

Claim to Fame: Gadi Pollack

C.B. Lieber

The incredible Rebbe Lev Tov and his ragtag group of shipwrecked passengers… A green-faced Esther Hamalkah and a hamantasch-eared Haman… The weeping Jews in Mitzrayim and the downtrodden Fishel the beggar… Which kid hasn’t spent hours enthralled by Gadi Pollack’s awesome comics and illustrations? Let’s speak to Gadi and find out how he makes his drawings come to life.

 

The Purim Party

Gita Gordon

This was the first year Tova wasn’t dressing up for Purim. The principal had decided that their class was too old to wear costumes, that it was undignified for older girls to appear in bright fancy clothing that evinced stares of interest. Some girls were upset, but not Tova.



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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