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La Gomera is also known as the Whistling Island. Why? Because its inhabitants don’t just speak Spanish; they also whistle it! Silbo Gomero is a language of whistling.
Slap, tap, slap, tap. The jump rope’s rhythmic beat blended with shouts and laughter as the sixth- and seventh-graders spent recess in the yard. Hudis stood alone, watching the machanayim game with the other girls who were “out,” wishing she was “in.”
Shalom! Shalom! Welcome back! Bubby’s cookies are on the table and a steaming cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream is on the table for each of you. Great Zeidy, it’s so cold and wet out there.