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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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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