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Side by Side

C.S. Teitelbaum

What better way to teach children to have sensitivity toward others than to place them in a nursery “side by side” with special-needs children? Mishpacha Junior visited the nursery of “Side by Side” in Stamford Hill, London, which has just that objective in mind.

 

Stories of our Sages: A Good Deed Repaid

Rochel Gross

Thousands of Yidden were making their way along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, on their way to Yerushalayim. Yom Tov was drawing near, and Klal Yisrael was streaming to the Beis HaMikdash to fulfill the mitzvah of aliyah l’regel.

 

Spotlight: When Walking Doesn’t Come Easy

Sara Miriam Gross

Life isn’t easy for anyone, but when even walking is difficult, life brings additional challenges — and wisdom. We recently spoke with an eight-year-old girl from Los Angeles named Deena Stolz, whose father walks with the help of crutches.

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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?”