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Around the World in Eight Weeks

Meira Feinman

A vacation in your living room! Each week this summer, Mishpacha Junior will take you on a virtual tour of interesting places around the world. This Week:Islands

 

On the Job: Fiveish

Barbara Bensoussan

Should you happen to see a six-foot-tall, five-dollar bill strolling down the main street of your neighborhood, don’t be alarmed! It’s only Fiveish, the irrepressible mascot and “spokesperson” for Oorah. (Oorah is an organization that works to bring nonreligious Jews closer to Torah and mitzvos.) “Fiveish” gets his name from the famous Oorah Chinese auction, where every ticket costs only five dollars.

 

Zeidy Zakon: Under the Ground

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Let’s go underground! It’s time to explore a very special tunnel with Zeidy Zakon.

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