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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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Not a Newspaper
Shoshana Friedman A deeper difference between newspapers and magazines
Services in Shards
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Such a painful, malicious lie!”
The Pittsburgh Protests: All Politics All the Time
Yonoson Rosenblum The old rule — “no enemies on the left” — still applies
Danger: School Crossing
Eytan Kobre The hypocrisy of YAFFED’s assertion is breathtaking
Real Laughter and Real Tears
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger The two sides of a life lived with emunah
Work/Life Solutions with Eli Langer
Moe Mernick I was proud to be “that guy with the yarmulke”
Is Ktchong! a Mitzvah? When Prayer and Charity Collide
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman These cannot both be done effectively at the same time
An Honest Shidduch
Jacob L. Freedman “Baruch Hashem I’m cured, and this will be my secret”
A Blessing in Disguise
Riki Goldstein “I never thought the song would catch on as it has”
Ishay and Motti Strike a Common Chord
Riki Goldstein Bringing together two worlds of Jewish music
What’s your favorite Motzaei Shabbos niggun?
Riki Goldstein From the holy and separate back to the mundane
Rightfully Mine
Faigy Peritzman Don’t regret the job you didn’t land; it was never yours
Growing Greener Grass
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Nurture your blessings and watch them blossom
My Way or the High Way
Rebbetzin Debbie Greenblatt We know what we want — but do we know what He wants?