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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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Winds of Fear
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The juxtaposition of Irma and Elul
Making Our Story His
Yonoson Rosenblum On Rosh Hashanah we do not hide
No Icing on the Cake
Eytan Kobre Society — and sanity — has lost
Soul Stirring
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Simply put, the Yamim Noraim work
Day in the Life of Aaron Ovadia
Rachel Bachrach Aaron Ovadia’s Drops of Light Project
Even Your In-Laws
Jacob L. Freedman No big reward if it’s not tough
Connecting the Dots
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The evil, the eclipse, the destruction, the goodness
Above the Clouds
Faigy Peritzman Taking no step of my journey for granted
Moving Forward
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Rosh Hashanah invites us into our future
Kings and Queens
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt Such is the power of kavod