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Cut and Dried

By C.B. Gavant

Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten a dried fruit! Healthy, sweet, and low-prep, dried fruits are favorite snacks in many homes. How do they go from tree or vine to the attractive packages on your supermarket shelves? Let’s find out.

 

The Best Recipe in the World

Rachel Stein

Shimmy, Brachie, Tzvi, and Malkie Fisher were walking home from shul together on a leisurely Shabbos morning, enjoying the winter weather. “I love the winter in Eretz Yisrael,” 11-year-old Malkie said, “it’s nothing like what we used to have in New Jersey. Here it’s cool in the mornings and at night, but in the daytime, you can take off your jacket.” “Yeah,” seven-year-old Shimmy agreed. “But building snowmen was fun.” “What’s a snowman?” four-year-old Brachie wanted to know.

 

Jr. Lab: Friction

Idele

Have you been out in the snow yet this winter? You may have noticed cars stuck in the snow, trying to move forward, but all that’s happening is that the tires spin and spin and can’t get the car to move. What’s going on, and why?



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