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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Daliya Shapiro

Want to see a mummified cat? How about a replica of the Titanic made entirely of matchsticks? At any of the 32 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museums around the world, you’ll be amazed by weird, wacky, and downright strange things.

 

Bumping into Myself

Rochel Burstyn

Malki sighed and glanced at the classroom clock longingly. The second hand was moving so slo-oowly and the blisters on the back of her feet felt like they were getting bigger by the second.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

Dear Diary, It’s me, Ari. I just found this book under my bed and I don’t remember what I’m supposed to do with it. Oh yeah, I’m supposed to write about what’s difficult for me. I can’t find a pen, I’m writing with a crayon now. Oh, I’ll just go get a pen, be right back.



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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