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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you