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Law of the Land

Yisrael Rutman

A parliamentary democracy is a system in which the political party that has the most members in the parliament forms the government. The leader of that party becomes the prime minister. The word “parliament” comes from an old word meaning “talk.” Not surprising, since talking is what parliaments do. But the talking isn’t pleasant schmoozing, it has a purpose — to make laws.

 

Nonny Bear and the Animal Farm

Yael Mermelstein

It all started when Ahuva came home with the strangest request. “Mommy, you know my friend Shulamis?” “Yes?” My mother stopped cleaning the kitchen table and looked at Ahuva with a funny expression on her face. My mother has a special antennae that can tell when one of her kids is about to ask for something.

 

The Real Me

Ruchie Bromberg

The Real Me is a great way to learn about different challenges kids face. This month we will be hearing from a very brave girl with diabetes. The more you know about diabetes, the less self-conscious a friend will feel. Understanding and acceptance are important and you’ll learn about early warning signs to help a friend in need.



 
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