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Win or Lose: Chapter 6

Chaim Finkelstein

Zev stuck his head into the room. “Um… Mommy… Tatty… Do you remember the vase full of flowers that used to be on the dining room table?”

 

Comparing Notes

Ruchama Schaidman

Tzivi wasn’t the writer, I thought. I glanced around the classroom. That left twenty-two other girls. Well, twenty-one because it wasn’t Penina

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 9

Shifra Glick

Asher passed quickly by us, went into the Citronbaums’ apartment, sorry, I mean his new home, and slammed the door behind him. Tulli and Yom Tov looked stunned

 

The Great Escape: Chapter 2

Yehuda Bromberg

“Ah, Agnes, what a pleasant surprise!” A dark-skinned woman wearing many shawls and beads approached the elegant guest with excitement. “What a pleasure it is to see you again”

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 38

Ariella Schiller

What on earth could Tamara want to talk to me about? Did I commit a grand faux-pas and I’m being evicted from the group?

 

Jolly Solly: Window of Opportunity

R. Atkins

“I don’t understand what all the fuss is about,” Mr. Faigelbaum protested. “Efraim can’t possibly come along on this trip. It’s to the middle of nowhere”

 

Bentzi and the Mystery in the Museum: Chapter 8

Shifra Glick

Who saw it in your old house? Who was “we” who called it the museum? I wanted to ask, but didn’t. Tatty too was silent

 

Win or Lose: Chapter 5

Chaim Finkelstein

Mr. Greenbaum is laughing, Yitzi thought to himself. How can this be? I’ve never, ever seen him look the slightest bit happy

 

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

 

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

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What Are We Supposed to Do?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A tried-and-true remedy — and it shook the heavens
Badgered into Submission
Yonoson Rosenblum Avatars of political correctness in search of dissenters
Drinking Doubt Away
Eytan Kobre Meaning is indispensable for generating happiness
Checks and Balances III
Mishpacha Readers The conversation continues...
Memorable Melodies of Modzhitz
Rabbi Mordechai Besser The struggling survivors became kings in shul on Shabbos
A Whole Song and Dance
Rabbi Ron Yitzchak Eisenman One of those small acts that are giant leaps of chesed
Diamonds
Jacob L. Freedman MD "Each Jewish woman is a bas Melech, Dr. Freedman!"
Streamlined Service
Riki Goldstein "JewishMusic Stream is still about classic kosher music”
Perfect Harmony
Riki Goldstein "The arrangements literally changed the entire song"
Hang On to the Glow
Riki Goldstein Back to the warm camp Shabbos memories
Marking Miracles
Faigy Peritzman The miracles are there, but our eyes are blind to them
Going Against the Current
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Wise to deny our kids something all their friends have?
Clothed in Splendor
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz When dressing up is spiritual, not superficial
The Spokesman: Part IV
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Every sentence tells a story; make yours well told