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As told to C.B. Lieber

Hi kids! Nice to meet you. I’m an artist and I love to paint, especially on walls! I’ve been painting ever since I was small. I even have a picture of my twin sister and me painting white clouds on an orange wall when we were about six. To my mind, blank walls mean they need a painting on them.

 

What a Wedding!

C.B. Lieber

Have you been to a wedding recently? It’s so much fun to rejoice and enjoy the festivities with the chassan and kallah. But did you know that some people have a job that involves attending weddings day after day, week after week? We spoke to people in the wedding business to find out how they make each wedding so special for the family, the friends, and the lucky couple.

 

Jr. Tales: Wedding Blues

Shayna Friedman

Pink, fuzzy pen in hand, Mindi carefully crossed “suits” off her wedding-help list. She was making sure all Mommy’s important things got taken care of, but did Mommy have Mindi’s important thing on her to-do list? Of that, Mindi was not at all sure….

 

Madame Chamberlaine

Tzipie Wolner

“Well,” Donny crossed his arms and looked up at Monsieur Two-Meh-Two. “Can you dance too?” We all stared at Donny. “Donny!” I whispered. “It’s not nice to ask him that!”



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