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Mishpacha Junior Speaks to Uncle Doovy

C.S. Teitelbaum

Uncle Doovy’s van is not the regular, musical ice cream van that chugs down the road on a hot summer’s day. His is actually the only soft ice cream van in the kosher world! That’s a one up for us Londoners! The van plays heimishe traditional tunes that bring little girls and boys scurrying towards it, their ponytails and peyos whipping in the summer breeze.

 

Jolly Solly: Shimmy Comes to Sunny Lane

R. Atkins

Moishy jumped up and down in excitement. He couldn’t wait! His cousin Shimmy from Yerushalayim was coming to stay for a week. Moishy and Shimmy had become very good friends when the Morrises had gone to Eretz Yisrael for Bracha’s wedding. Although Shimmy, with his freckled face and kappel always slipping down one side, was older than Moishy, they had gotten on famously. And now he was actually coming to stay!

 

Interview: Camp Waitress

Meira Feinman

At breakfast, lunch, and dinner, waitresses make sure hungry campers and staff members receive the yummy food the kitchen cooked up for them. To find out what the job is really like, Mishpacha Junior spoke to Sara L. and Rikki P., head waitresses at Camp Shira in Monticello, NY.



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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?”