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Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Which famous rabbi won a prize of 300 gold coins from a Spanish king? Don’t know? Here’s a hint. He wrote an important commentary on Chumash, and was also a doctor. Still don’t know???!! You mean you have never heard of the famous Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman?

 

Jr. Tales: Akiva’s Family Tree

Rachel Stein

Later that morning, while sitting in Mr. Zichron’s class, he stopped mid-doodle when he heard the following announcement: “Just a reminder that your family trees are due tomorrow.” Akiva felt the blood drain from his face, and he slapped his cheek in dismay. How could he have forgotten this project, assigned two weeks ago?

 

Building to Remember

Yisrael Rutman

Since ancient times, people have been building memorials, statues, and other structures to remember the great heroes and events of the past. Some of these still stand and are among the most famous sights in the world. Memorials are still built today, but there have been a few changes.



 
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