Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Curious Kayla Visits Bundoora Park

Rochel Burstyn

Hi everyone, it’s me, Curious Kayla, and I’m heading home to visit my mishpachah! It’s not exactly a hop, skip, and a jump to get here, but for family, it’s worth it! Come join me as I head Down Under and explore Bundoora Park in Victoria, Australia.

 

Let’s Build a Terrarium!

Chava Dumas

Unlike an aquarium, from the world “aqua,” which means water, a terrarium, from the world “terra,” which means earth, holds earth. Making and keeping your own terrarium gives you an amazing opportunity to be the landscape architect — the designer responsible for creating a miniature world of natural wonders.

 

It Happened to Me: I Think I Can

Rhona Lewis

Raizy wanted to go to the zoo — again. But I was tired of feeding kangaroos and petting koalas. “Let’s go for a ride on Puffing Billy,” I suggested. “We’ve never been on a steam locomotive and we’ve been to the zoo a million times!”



MM217
 
Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without