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Happy 700th Birthday

C. Rosenberg, Chaim Finkelstein

We’ve created 699 issues of Mishpacha Jr. Now it’s time to hear from you! Two writers met with a panel of Jr. experts at TurtleBoo

 

What Our Readers Have to Say about Jr.

Compiled by C. B. Lieber

Dear readers, we loved reading your answers to our questions! Here’s just a sample of the answers we got. We wish we could have included them all!

 

Jolly Solly: Forward, March!

R. Atkins

“There’s going to be a parade,” he informed them. “I can’t tell you who’s in it, as it’s top secret. But do come and watch!”

 

Story Time: The Saintly Slave: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

“We have to come to heap blessings upon your head. You will change the fate of this entire war, Sheikh Sayid!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 11

Tovy Mann

The minute we arrive at cheder I’m surrounded by a mob of shouting boys. “It looks like you’re a celebrity,” my father laughs

 

Song of the Sea: Chapter 39

Rivka Streicher

And they are gone. In a plume of colors, the butterflies take to the air, flapping and stretching into full splendor



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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”
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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!”
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
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz