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Weaving: From Fabric to Rubber Bands

Rhona Lewis

Weaving is a way of making fabric by using a loom, a machine operated by hand or mechanically, which turns yarn into cloth by interlacing vertical and horizontal threads. The vertical (up and down) threads are called the warp; the horizontal (from left to right) threads are called the weft. The way the warp and weft are woven together is called the weave.

 

Weaver Girl

Rivka Small

This is historical fiction, based on events in Lowell, Massachusetts of 1835. That’s when and where the first textile mills in America started, staffed by almost only women.

 

F is for Friendship

Ruchama (Cohen) Schnaidman

Is my imagination tricking me? Did you hear what I heard? Did you hear my sister, Shira, offer to take me and some friends snow-tubing?



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