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The Secrets of a Pencil Case

Rhona Lewis

Do you have any idea how many years and how many attempts went into the invention of everything in your pencil case? Here’s the story behind some of the most common items you take to school.


A New Mirror for a New School Year

Sara Miriam Gross

Vacation winds to a close, and the school year begins. How will it turn out? That’s a question even the most confident kids ponder. Rabbi Chaim Walder, popular author and chinuch expert, talked to Mishpacha Junior about how to make the most of this new year.


School Skills — for Now and Always

Cindy Scarr

You might think school is all about what’s called “the three R’s” (Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic), but there’s so much more to doing well in school! Here are just a few of the skills that help a boy or girl be successful in school. You might be surprised to find how many you’re good at! And these aren’t only school skills, they’re also life skills, tools we all need to be successful in life.

Never Despair
Rabbi Moshe Grylak HaKadosh Baruch Hu always opens a way back
Yonoson Rosenblum My first Sephardic minyan on Shabbos
No Questions Asked
Eytan Kobre I still don’t have a satisfying answer to this question
“Lachem” Times Ten
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Perhaps we can add one more interpretation
Keeping Your Head and Bases Covered
Jacob L. Freedman “Take it off?! Wearing my kippah literally saved my life...
Money Speaks
Faigy Peritzman Approach eternal life with happiness and meticulousness
Preparing for Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Help your kids navigate change consciously and carefully
A Listening Ear
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Hear a message, not a sound