Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

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.



MM217
 
Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world