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FYI: Squirrels

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Squirrels are so very cute, especially when they sit upright munching a nut and peering at us with their bright eyes. Let’s find out more about these cheeky creatures.

 

Interview: Camp Trip Planner

Meira Feinman

Have you ever gone on a camp trip — maybe to an amusement park or a bowling alley? Did you ever wonder what went on behind the scenes to make those trips organized and fun? That role is often filled by a trip planner, someone who does just that, planning ahead so campers have a great time on their outings. Mishpacha Junior talks to a trip planner, Ariel Fishman, about this exciting job.

 

Planning A Picnic?

Sara Miriam Gross

Summer is here, and with it the urge to get out of the house. Having a picnic is definitely part of the summer fun menu. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich at your kitchen table can’t compare to one eaten outdoors at a picnic table. I’ve seen recipes for picnic foods that involve baking or cooking and if you like doing that, fine. But remember that it’s okay to simply bring a variety of cold sandwiches, because the picnic atmosphere itself adds all the pizzazz that you need.



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Seventy Years
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “The sword from without, and machlokes from within”
Helping Our Kids Find Their Mission
Yonoson Rosenblum The best home protection against the “foreign winds”
Meeting for Minchah
Eytan Kobre “A Ten-Minute Appointment for a Five-Minute Encounter”
Top 5 Jewish Grammar Mistakes
Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin Seeing the errors of our grammatical ways
The Missing Alef
Alef is not simply another letter in the Hebrew alphabet
What Are You Grateful For?
Jacob L. Freedman “I guess all we can do is to be grateful”
A Simple Offering
Faigy Peritzman Our obligations are measured according to our abilities
Building a Better Brain
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Make your home an emotionally safe place to be real
The Cyclist: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Rachel has advanced from “flustered” to “determined”
Wholly Holy
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Realize who you are and how you can impact this world