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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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Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”