Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter

Oh, Rats!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Rats are horrible slimy creatures with nasty long thick tails and beady eyes, carrying all kinds of dirt and disease, right? Not really, no. Rats aren’t half as nasty as they’re made out to be.…

 

What a Pest!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Greg White is the manager of Rockland Pest Control, an extermination company based in Rockland County, New York. He very kindly agreed to tell Jr. all about his fascinating job…

 

Meisels Mischief Managed

Shayna

“EEEEEK!” Chedva jumped back and covered her mouth with both hands. “What’s the matter?” Eliezer asked. Chedva just moaned and rocked back and forth. She pointed at the shoes lined up on the bottom of the closet.



MM217
 
At Our Doorstep
Rabbi Moshe Grylak In Israel, intermarriage still has some shock value
The Wrong Conversation
Yonoson Rosenblum How can we reattach Jews to the Jewish story?
Heart on Your Sleeve
Eytan Kobre Being pro-phylactery can be downright prophylactic
The Silver Lining
Alexandra Fleksher Who is brave enough to buck the dangerous trends?
Top 5 Uniquely Jewish Words
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin For some concepts, Yidden have the best words
10 Questions for Avi Kehat
Rachel Bachrach The Chesed Fund, for desperate people who need a fortune
On Speaking Terms
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman He learned firsthand, “What goes around comes around”
Stressed Out
Jacob L. Freedman “We’re going to aggressively help you take care of you”
Mona Knew to Pick a Winner
Riki Goldstein “Shloime, let’s sing this on Motzaei Shabbos”
Four Stanzas You Don’t Just Sing
Riki Goldstein “This is not a niggun that you just sing!” he exclaimed
A Part of Me
Riki Goldstein The fruit of two years’ preparation and collaboration
Worth the Hassle?
Riki Goldstein Travel can be challenging for musicians and bands
Know It All
Faigy Peritzman The wiser I get, the more I realize how little I know
No Time to Breathe
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When we don’t have a minute to spare is when we pause
On Dry Ground
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Every day we thank Hashem for the miracle of dry land