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Famous Journals

Shira Yehudit Djilimand

Lots of us have probably kept a journal or diary at some time. Can you imagine some time in the future your diary being published and becoming famous all over the world? Join us as we take a look at some famous journals.

 

Professor Turnabout Makes History

Avigail Sharer

I’ve landed in a cellar. It’s 1861, apparently, and I’m in … oh, I’m in America. I wonder if I’ll see any Mishpacha Junior fans. I’ve heard that there are quite a number there.… Hmmm … maybe they haven’t been born yet. It’s dark and dank, and as I feel my way around I suddenly trip up and go flying onto my nose. Ouch! I wonder what that was. I look down to see a musty, old book with a leather cover. I bring it upstairs to the sunlight and peer at the cover. The Private Journal of William Dawes

 

Jolly Solly and Moishy

R. Atkins

“Hey, look! There’s Jolly Solly the clown!” called Moishy’s friend Pinchas, who was looking out of the school bus window on the way home from cheder. “He’s running to catch the bus!” Moishy remembered that Jolly Solly’s car was in the garage for some repairs. The clown had been using buses instead. Everybody turned to watch Jolly Solly dash toward the bus stop, holding on to his hat. Sadly, he was too late. Just as he got there, the bus drew away. Everybody gave a loud groan.

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The Business Trip
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Death and Taxes
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Perspective Shift
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Mission with Ambition
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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”