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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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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