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A Freilechen Fiveish

Esti Steinberg

A freilechen Purim, everyone! While you go undercover, hiding under Purim costume and mask, we do v’nahafoch hu and pull the mask off our favorite mascot: FIVEISH!

 

Claim to Fame: Gadi Pollack

C.B. Lieber

The incredible Rebbe Lev Tov and his ragtag group of shipwrecked passengers… A green-faced Esther Hamalkah and a hamantasch-eared Haman… The weeping Jews in Mitzrayim and the downtrodden Fishel the beggar… Which kid hasn’t spent hours enthralled by Gadi Pollack’s awesome comics and illustrations? Let’s speak to Gadi and find out how he makes his drawings come to life.

 

The Purim Party

Gita Gordon

This was the first year Tova wasn’t dressing up for Purim. The principal had decided that their class was too old to wear costumes, that it was undignified for older girls to appear in bright fancy clothing that evinced stares of interest. Some girls were upset, but not Tova.



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