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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 Want to Stay Jews
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “It’s your fault my son is marrying a goyah!”
Scandal on Z Street
Yonoson Rosenblum Is the IRS becoming an instrument of partisan warfare?
Saved by the Buzzer
Eytan Kobre It wasn’t adopted frumkeit, it was actualized truth
The Switchblade and the Chazon Ish
Rabbi Meir Wikler The long-term effectiveness of our current actions
Financial Austerity
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman The temptations of bribery are overwhelming
The Best Policy
Jacob L. Freedman “Start by being honest and asking for help”
Cause Then Effect
Faigy Peritzman Not what we say, but why we say it
Parental Burnout
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A burned-out parent can’t take care of anyone
On the Derech
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Our own wavering in emunah opens the door to Amalek