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The Making of Our Laws

The US Capitol is a familiar landmark to people around the world. But do we know as much about the inside as we do about the outside? Let’s take a peek at what goes on there.

 

Mishpacha Junior Speaks to a Prison Chaplain

Rochel Burstyn

Rabbi Yehuda Spritzer of Chabad in Monroe Township, New Jersey, visits and encourages Jews behind bars. In this interview, we find out what out what his job entails.

 

Junior Trivia

Symee Gilman

Wacky Laws from Around the World There are all kinds of unusual laws on the books around the world. Some of them are rarely enforced and have hung around because they’re not bothering anyone: -In Arkansas, it’s strictly prohibited to mispronounce the name of the state. -A law in the EU states that bananas must be free from malformation or abnormal curvature, known locally as the “bendy banana law.”



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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