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The Missing Puzzle Piece

Rachel Stein

Sitting at the dining room table doing her homework, Chavie glanced up when the front door flew open. “You look like you’re about to burst,” she told her younger sister, who practically danced through the room. “That’s because this is the best day in my entire life,” Hudis replied, her face glowing with excitement.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

“You are looking at the new chesed head of Bnos Binah. Can you believe it? Me?” “Mazel tov!” Chavie smiled. “You’re going to be pretty busy.” “You better believe it. Morah Binder said I have to meet with my committee, come up with all kinds of amazing ideas, and then make the ideas happen. I’m getting a notebook right now so I can start. Bnos Binah is going to have the greatest chesed committee on the East Coast!” A few knocks later, Hudis was ushering some friends to her room for their first chesed meeting. “So what kinds of things do you want to do?” Chani wanted to know. “How about an Adopt-a-Bubby program?” Hudis suggested. “We can askMrs.Adelman fromBikurCholim to give us a list of some lonely older ladies. Then we can send girls to visit them every Shabbos. What a mitzvah that would be! In fact, why don’t we call her right now?”

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