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C. B. Gavant

Summer’s here, and you’re in the pool! On these sweltering hot days, there’s nothing as refreshing as splashing around with your friends in that cool, blue water. Did you ever wonder who invented the first swimming pools? Or how the water stays so clean? Now you’ll find out!

 

Vacation Blues

Elky Pascal

T-shirts: check. Sunblock: check. Sneakers: check. I rummaged through my closet. Hmm … what else should I be packing for the three day trip to Amish Town and Hershey Park? Bored of packing, I plopped on to my bed, and picked up a book instead. Hey, maybe I better take this book along, I decided. Then I tossed it into my suitcase. As an afterthought I tossed in a few more books and magazines.

 

Dr. Mitzvah and the Missing Wedding

Yaffa Ganz

Cedarville was making a wedding and everyone was in a flurry of excitement. Judy Levine, the town artist, and Danny Simon, the town’s new, young dentist were getting married!



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
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Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
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Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
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Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
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