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Talking Trash

Rochel Burstyn

Pesach cleaning is in full swing! Isn’t it funny how the cleaner a room is, the more garbage bags you fill? Soon there’s a big pile ready for the garbage pickup. What happens to them next will depend on your location. Let’s visit some countries around the world and check out their unique garbage removal practices.

 

Working at the Carwash

Rochel Burstyn

It’s almost Pesach and you’re scrubbing your house from top to bottom — but don’t forget about your car! Jr. met with Eric Brokus, the manager of Ric and Stan’s Carwash in Otsego, Michigan, to get a peek behind the scenes.

 

Cleaning Up

Ray Rivlin

Baruch Finegold was a happy-go-lucky 12-year-old who loved school and especially enjoyed Mr. Cohen’s Tuesday sessions on how to express yourself. A firm supporter of freedom of speech, Mr. Cohen was training the boys to speak their minds in a clear and logical way that would hold everyone’s attention.



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