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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.

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Sounds of Silence
Rabbi Moshe Grylak The Sages and their silences
The Slow Death of Europe
Yonoson Rosenblum What explains Europe’s self-destructive denial?
Time to Tell It Like It Is
Eytan Kobre Speak openly and honestly against evil
Vi Elult’zich?
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Elul waits for no one
Wild Card
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Welcome your son, even on Shabbos”
Good for You
Faigy Peritzman Friends and family tried to cheer me up. “It wasn’t your...
Unparallel Lives
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Dear Girl on the Fridge Magnet
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