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Around the World in Eight Weeks

Meira Feinman

A vacation in your living room! Each week this summer, Mishpacha Junior will take you on a virtual tour of interesting places around the world. This Week:Islands

 

On the Job: Fiveish

Barbara Bensoussan

Should you happen to see a six-foot-tall, five-dollar bill strolling down the main street of your neighborhood, don’t be alarmed! It’s only Fiveish, the irrepressible mascot and “spokesperson” for Oorah. (Oorah is an organization that works to bring nonreligious Jews closer to Torah and mitzvos.) “Fiveish” gets his name from the famous Oorah Chinese auction, where every ticket costs only five dollars.

 

Zeidy Zakon: Under the Ground

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Let’s go underground! It’s time to explore a very special tunnel with Zeidy Zakon.

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Man to Man
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Each mitzvah counts because they all have one Source
PC Where It Hurts
Yonoson Rosenblum The IDF is sacrificing its own strength for secularism
In Its Clutches
Eytan Kobre Technology is biologically addictive. Now what?
Broken Matzos, Whole People
Rabbi Efrem Goldberg The ability to adjust our expectations is freedom
Washington Will Have to Go
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Statuettes aren’t a Jewish way of honoring others
Time for a Rematch
Jacob L. Freedman “Then you agree that I’m probably Mashiach?”
Ivri Anochi
Riki Goldstein A simple message goes a very long way…
From the Mouth of Babes
Faigy Peritzman I use Lamaze a lot more as my kids get older
Something’s Wrong
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Low moods or extreme stress don’t equal depression
Woman of Greatness
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles What were the Ishah HaShunamis’s rare strengths?
Let Freedom Ring
Chana Mayers Not just cutting corners but cutting myself slack
Dear Daughter
Words Unspoken How I pine to have you rejoin our family