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Mishpacha Junior Interviews a Lawyer

Bassi Gruen

Hi there! In this issue, we speak to Mr. Sternberg, a defense attorney in Chicago. A defense attorney is the lawyer who represents the defendant (the person being tried) in court. Let’s see what Mr. Sternberg has to tell us about what this job entails.

 

FYI – The Justice of Juries

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

In many countries, when someone is accused of a crime, their guilt is decided in court by a group of regular citizens, called a jury. What exactly is a jury and how does the system work?

 

Professor Turnabout’s Time Machine: The Unfair Trial

Avigail Sharer

My time capsule gives an intense shudder as I’m about to land, and I watch the Locometer spin to 1894. I’m just about to stop when the time capsule lifts up again and thrusts me forward two years. The doors open and the heat hits me on the face. Phew! I’d better take plenty of water along. Just before I step out, I glance once again at the Locometer, to see if it’s settled down: yes, the year now reads 1896, and I’m in a place called Devil’s Island. That sounds a bit scary.…



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Think It Through
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The import of the name Anshei Knesses Hagedolah
Face the Facts: Don’t Suppress Them
Yonoson Rosenblum The left behaves more and more like a cult
You Never Looked So Good
Eytan Kobre Growing hunger for the fleeting high of the superficial
Top 5 Shiur Title Techniques
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin The answer to “what’s it about?” can fill or empty rooms
Power of Suggestion
Rachel Bachrach Mikey Benzaken is a stage hypnotist based in Jerusalem
Make It Happen
Jacob L. Freedman “If I’m a bum then let me be a bum”
Hard Knocks
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The Langer boys never forgot that apology
The Classic That Almost Didn’t Make the Cut
Riki Goldstein “It took only ten minutes to write, so we weren’t sure”
Hevel Pihem Keeps the World Going
Riki Goldstein The purity of their eyes and their innocent chatter
Yussi Sonnenblick never imagined they’d be singing “Eilecha” half a century later
Riki Goldstein “It’s nice to hear people still singing those songs”
The Rebbe’s Smile and the Rav’s Slap
Riki Goldstein “That was probably my most memorable performance”
Life in the Other Lane
Faigy Peritzman We should honor every Jew as if he were a talmid chacham
Needy
Sarah Chana Radcliffe The needier a person, the more they push people away
Touch of Light
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt “A person cannot live without any kavod”
Stay-at-Home Therapist: Part I
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer She turns to me. “You know the type, smart and silent?”