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Do Weeds Get Your Goat?

Rachel Stein

“Hey, Gavi, how would you like to see something super fun and exciting?” Uncle Yissi’s rich voice boomed in Gavi’s ear, and Gavi grinned into the receiver. “Sure,” Gavi replied, his heart lifting at the idea of an ordinary Sunday becoming extraordinary. You just never know what Uncle Yissi has in store, he mused, remembering the time he’d shown up at their door before Pesach, camels in tow, to give them free rides around the block.

 

Zeidy Zakon

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

It took 2,000 years, but a city destroyed by the Romans has been rebuilt, and is a center of Torah and mitzvos.

 

Make the Cut

Rhona Lewis

Knives, saws, scissors, shears, sickles, scythes, and lawnmowers — they’re all used for cutting. What jobs use cutting instruments, and for what?

 

Jr. Tales: Do Weeds Get Your Goat?

Rachel Stein

Uncle Yissi also turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. What will it be this time?

 

Welcome to Beitar!

Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Rav Shach. Igros Moshe. Baba Sali... Gedolim? Sure. Rebbi cards? Yes. They’re also streets in the Torah city of Beitar.

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 32

R. Istrin

Both doors were jammed shut. Benny pounded on the glass windows. “Let me out! LET ME OUT!”

 

Silver and Gold: Chapter 23

Zivia Reischer

I wasn’t looking for new experiences. I wasn’t looking for excitement. I wasn’t looking to get involved in anything “important.”



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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