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No Place Like Home

Rhona Lewis

Some buildings are interesting and unique shapes. But buildings must also be functional, safe, and suit the needs of the people going to use them

 

Hard Work

Chani Muller

Miss Weiss was dynamic, had total control of the class, and gave lessons that everyone else seemed to find interesting and I could not follow at all

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 7

Shifra Glick

“They’re not meant for play!” Reb Nissan put his hands forward as if to protect the dreidels from my foolish notion. “They’re just to look at”

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 3

Chaim Finkelstein

What a nightmare! he thought to himself. How could anyone possibly imagine me, Yitzy Levinson, doing all that studying? I’ve never worked hard at anything

 

The Great Adventure: Chanukah Story Supplement

Mishpacha Contributors

“The Great Adventure” is our bonus Chanukah story supplement. Enjoy this collection of true stories from your favorite authors

 

Terrific Toys

Leah Reisman

There are so many toys, and so many favorites, that there is a museum dedicated solely to kids’ favorite toys and games

 

Jolly Solly: Shed Some Light

R. Atkins

“Pah!” retorted Mr. Krankowitz. “I don’t need help. What I need is my menorah back. Some rotten thieves have gone off with it!”

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 3

Chaim Finkelstein

“Oh no!” he thought to himself. “My rebbi asked me for the tallest Succah, and I answered him with the smallest succah. How embarrassing”

 

Jr. Tales: Latke, Anyone?

Rachel Stein

The instructions had been crystal clear: His class was to meet in front of the school building at exactly 5:30. But Moshe had lost track of time

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 5

Shifra Glick

“Thanks, but I don’t have time. So… goodbye,” Asher told me, and started closing the door

 

Jolly Solly: Can You Spell Disaster?

R. Atkinsv

I’m not wasting a single second on spelling,” declared Fishel. “Who cares how a word is spelled? As long as you can read it, it’s good enough”

 

The Hidden Palace: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“Because it’s dangerous to sail the Queen Elizabeth and I don’t want to hear about your death the next time you leave for another voyage”

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When the Fog Lifts
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In retrospect, we will understand everything
Coming Full Circle
Yonoson Rosenblum A final goodbye to my special father-in-law
Right Turns Left
Eytan Kobre Conservatives can no longer speak their minds
Searching for Olam Haba at Disney World
Rabbi Elchonon Zohn A distorted and perverted view of life and the afterlife
5 Out of 10
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Top 5 Shabbos Dips
10 Questions for Eli Samuel
Rachel Bachrach “SafeTelecom really is the refuah before the makkah”
Work/Life Solutions with Fran Jakubowicz
Moe Mernick “I turn to daas Torah whenever I encounter a gray area”
A Debt of Gratitude
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman If Ina Perlmuter believed in me, others would follow
Gemara Detective
Jacob L. Freedman “Tell me a bit about the bochur behind the medication”
Tidal Waves
Riki Goldstein “Holding Back the Tide” is comforting on so many levels
Ari's Picture of Redemption
Riki Goldstein Ari Fuld’s incredible photo gives a visual to this song
Not Just for Kids Who Love Music
Riki Goldstein “Every Yiddishe kid is essentially a part of Yingerlach”
Dream Duet
Riki Goldstein “He’s been my singing idol since I was a little kid”
Nix the Nickname
Faigy Peritzman A name is so much more than a name
Do Your Homework
Sarah Chana Radcliffe What are you teaching your kids during homework time?
Day of Confinement
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz If Asarah B’Teves isn’t a day of destruction, why fast?