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Sara Miriam Gross

“I can’t believe your mother let!” Devorah exclaimed as she continued scribbling on her master to-do list. Chavi shrugged, “Well you know my mother,” she said, “she’s kind of a ‘the more the merrier’ type and she doesn’t mind the mess, as long as we clean up afterward.”

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

“Planning the shul’s carnival is a real zechus,” Devorah remarked after she wrote down all the names. “Yeah. How did you get the job?” “After last year’s carnival I wrote a letter to Rav Siegel, thanking him for the event and suggesting ways to make it even better. Then one day in shul he suggested to my father that I organize the next one. Guess the rav liked my ideas.” “Are you kidding? I can’t believe you did that! No, I take it back. You’re the only person I know who really would have done that. So, what did you suggest?”

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