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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”


Crisscross: Chapter 45

Tovy Mann

I understand that she wants to tell me something. I stroke her hand and force myself to be patient as she struggles to form words


Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 2

Shifra Glick

Next the movers started taking out cardboard boxes. “Is that all the furniture?” wondered Batya. “I’m telling you, it must be a really small family!”


Yosef Chaim’s Adventures: Hold Your Horses

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

“We thought horseback riding might help Yossi,” I heard someone say to Abba. “He doesn’t have much self-confidence and his therapist suggested this”

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