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Mishpacha Junior Talks to Your Favorite Writers

Mishpacha Junior

Summer has officially begun. It’s time to relax with a tantalizing pile of good books, written by your favorite authors. Mishpacha Junior brings together three of those authors in a roundtable discussion. Find out what they have to say about their prime writing time, their inspiration, and the advice they have to offer for aspiring writers.

 

What’s That Word? Look It Up!

by Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

A bookshelf isn’t complete without a trusty dictionary for checking out the spelling or meaning of a word. Did you ever wonder who wrote the dictionary and who decided the words should be spelled that way?

 

General Shimshi

By Rivkah Small

Shimshi’s father fondly looked at his 11-year-old son, sprawled at an awkward angle on the window sill, his eyes glued to the page of his book. His Shimshi was an inquisitive boy who read historical books — mostly about battles and military campaigns — almost nonstop. It was good, Mr. Miller thought stoutly, to be interested in a subject that taught you something.



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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”