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Com-Packed!

Rochel Burstyn and Cindy Scarr

You’ve already packed, unpacked, and are getting ready to pack again — often the least fun part of getting ready to go anywhere! Great packing tips

 

Jolly Solly: Jolly Grandma Packs Up

R. Atkins

The boys trudged back to their grandmother’s apartment dejectedly. They were greeted by an annoyed-looking Mrs. Friedman. “Fishel and Faivish! Where on earth have you been?”

 

Jr. Tales: Packing in the Fun

Tsirel Pacht

"I look forward to this all year, and then I hardly have a chance to settle in before it’s over. I hate the end of the summer.”

 

Hide and Seek: Chapter 36

Bracha Rosman

“Please, Mrs. Sommers, I’m not a criminal like the police think. I swear it. I’ll explain everything to you.” And Idy did, starting at the very beginning

 

The Butterfly Effect

Chana Hinda Schwartz

Virtually any girl I passed became a potential roommate. An atmosphere of uncertainty descended upon us as the upcoming room change became “the elephant in the room”

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 13

Rivka Streicher

I make a show of reaching into my bag, but Mrs. Marcus is still there when I’ve painstakingly drawn out my notebook and pen



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without