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That’s Nuts!

Julie Hauser

Tu B’Shevat is around the corner, yet as it’s the middle of the winter and we don’t see blossoming trees, fruits are in the limelight. But did you know that tree nuts are also fruit? A nut can be defined as a “one-seeded fruit” and the “one seed” of this fruit is the nut you eat.

 

Going Nuts!

Rachel Stein

When Morah Tzemach told her fifth grade about making a Tu B’Shevat festival for the entire school, including parents, Avigayil’s green eyes sparkled. And when Morah assigned her the topic of nuts, assorted ideas swirled in her mind faster than a load of laundry spinning in a washing machine.

 

The Lemonade Girls

Sara Miriam Gross

“This is it. This is totally it,” Devorah took out a pair of scissors and carefully cut out the full-color ad from the local circular as they sat at her kitchen table. “We’re signing up. This is what we’ve been waiting for.”



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