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The Secrets of a Successful Student

Sara Miriam Gross

With school just around the corner, Mishpacha Junior set out to do some back-to-school “homework” for you in order to find out what students need in order to best succeed in the new school year.

 

Lessons For Life: Shlomo HaMelech and the Thief

Rochel Gross

The men decided to go to Shlomo HaMelech for advice. After all, he was so wise; surely he would figure out who the thief was.

 

New Beginnings

S. Levi

The bombshell came when I least expected it. I remember exactly where I was sitting when my mother broke the news. I was at the dining room table, trying to insert two size AA batteries into a new alarm clock. The alarm clock was pink and had luminous yellow numbering. To this day, those big yellow numbers bring back memories of that dreadful conversation.

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Fallen Idols
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Even the best of values can become idolatry
Declaring Bankruptcy
Yonoson Rosenblum The implosion of the Conservative movement
Something from Nothing
Eytan Kobre Israel should go for a bigger win than baseball
The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”