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Going Home

One beautiful summer day, when the sun beamed down from a bright blue sky, Mrs. Mann took her daughter on an outing to a nearby park. “Look, Mommy!” Chavi pointed to a spot on the grass, her green eyes sparkling with awe. Following the direction of her finger, Mommy looked and smiled.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Chavi nodded, clutching Mommy’s hand tightly as they walked toward the large goose together. Mrs. Goose was comfortably settled on a large brown circular nest. Her black beady eyes met their curious stare. Fluttering her wings, she repositioned herself, and Chavi drew back. “It’s okay,” Mommy soothed. “She’s not going anywhere. She has to take care of her babies.” “She has babies?” Chavi wondered. “Where are they?” “Well, she probably has some eggs under her. She has to keep them warm until they hatch.” “Mommy!” Chavi jumped up with excitement. “We just learned about the mitzvah of shiluach haken. Can we do it, Mommy? Please?”

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