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Sailors of the Sky: MJ Talks to Astronauts

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

The word “astronaut” comes from the Greek words meaning “space sailor,” a perfect way to describe the job, and a very poetic one. Mishpacha Junior takes a peek into the world of those privileged people who “sail in space”…

 

A Day in the Life of Masbia

Rochel Burstyn

What is Masbia? Masbia is made up for four soup kitchens, the central one on Coney Island Ave, one in Boro Park, and two Henry and Susie Orenstein sites in Queens and Williamsburg. These provide delicious, nutritious meals for the poor, every single day!

 

FYI – What’s in Space?

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

What is actually up there in space? Apart from the sun, the moon, and the stars, which we can see with the naked eye, there is an entire amazing universe out there – of which we’re all part!

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movemen
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”