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Around the World in Eight Weeks: Aquariums

C.B. Gavant

Did you know that fish are the number one pet in theUnited States? Sleek and shiny, they’re great for people who don’t want to deal with barking dogs, cat fur all over their living room, or squirmy rodents escaping from their cages. If your interest in fish goes further asea than regular goldfish or rainbow fish, you can visit one of the many gigantic aquariums around the world and learn about thousands of fish of all types and sizes … as well as countless other creatures at home in the water.

 

Dr. Mitzvah Wants to Retire

Yaffa Ganz

Dr. Mitzvah was tired. It had been a long day. He had taken care of two sore throats, a twisted ankle, three stitches in little Yochai’s knee, one sparrow with a broken wing, and a trip to the hospital to see how Mrs. Noodle’s new triplets were doing. In the afternoon, he was called to help shod a farmer’s horse after which he had hoped to mow his own lawn, but he felt it was time to rest. So he sat in his rocking chair while Mrs. Mitzvah ran to bring him a stool for his feet and a cup of tea.

 

On the Job: Neurologist

Rhona Lewis

Why does your head hurt before a test? What is ADD? What is a nervous tic? How does a neurologist treat all this? Mishpacha Junior spoke to Dr. Michael Pitem, a neurologist inRehovot,Israel, to find out.



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Do You Know Where You’re Going?
Rabbi Moshe Grylak If Mrs. Esterhazy hadn’t gotten sick
Birthright Drops Reform
Yonoson Rosenblum The numbers tell the sad story
With Fresh Eyes
Eytan Kobre Members of an ever-tying people
Gift-Giving Guide
Yisroel Besser There’s a skill to giving a teacher a gift
Time for a Career Change
Jacob L. Freedman “How can a bochur even afford to smoke?”
Today I Am a (Learned? Committed?) Jewish Man
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Are bar mitzvah celebrations good for the Jews?
Major in Mothering
Faigy Peritzman “How do you picture marriage? Discussing quantum theory?...
When Parents Disagree
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Connecting heart-to-heart when you don’t see eye-to-eye
En Route: Food for Thought
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The bread we eat today also comes from heaven
The Twins: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “Bead,” she says again, with a little smirk
Dear Acquaintance
Your Possible Friend at the Clinic Why do you make it harder for me — and for you?