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Tomche Shabbos of Rockland County

Sara Miriam Gross

It wasn't difficult to take notes when we spoke with the young volunteers of Tomche Shabbos — nearly every one of them used the exact same word: Fun! Where’s all this fun happening and what’s it all about? Jr. got the inside story….

 

The Missing Puzzle Piece

Rachel Stein

Sitting at the dining room table doing her homework, Chavie glanced up when the front door flew open. “You look like you’re about to burst,” she told her younger sister, who practically danced through the room. “That’s because this is the best day in my entire life,” Hudis replied, her face glowing with excitement.

 

Jr. Record Breakers

Rochel Burstyn

Welcome back to the Jr. Record Breakers contest, where we celebrate anything great, big, small, funny, or unusual — whether it’s a collection, a deed, a goal met, or anything else you can think of! Today we’re meeting Moshe Freidman of Yerushalayim, with his amazing amount of mishnayos learned by heart, and a class of bookworms in Flatbush who were particularly inspired by Jr.’s Record Breakers column

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We’re In It Together
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Every person makes the world complete
Harvard Rejects Learn their Lesson
Yonoson Rosenblum SAT scores aren’t human decency scores
Now That We Know
Eytan Kobre “I think the Internet is broken”
What’s Your Spacesuit?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik How to remember who you are
Not the Best Idea
Jacob L. Freedman Where ethics and friendship sometimes clash
The Postdate Blues
Libi Astaire Tickets to Financial Ruin
Man Without a Name
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Ron?! There’s no such name!”
DNA Today
Faigy Peritzman Good family dynamics create deep-seated virtues
Getting to Know You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Channels to get acquainted with your family
Stepping Stones
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz How a stumbling block becomes a stepping stone
Professional Organizer: Part IV
D. Himy & Zivia Reischer Create your own mnemonics to remember information