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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance