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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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Drop the Nagging
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