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Hanging Around

Yisrael Rutman

Hanging around, trying to think of something to write for the next feature. Nothing happened. No ideas came to mind. But I didn’t give up. I kept hanging around, until finally, the idea came!

 

Madame Chamberlaine: A Visit to Miss Kokosh

Tzipi Wolner

“Madame, where are we off to today?” I asked as I struggled to keep up with Madame Chamberlaine’s long pink shoes. “To Miss Kokosh. Hurry along because she is quite upset about something.” Shuly and I looked at each other. Miss Kokosh? What kind of a name was that?

 

We Do Do Windows!

Shayna Friedman

Rockefeller Center — 15,550 windows. Empire State Building — 6,500. That’s over 20,000 windows for just two buildings in Manhattan. And there are about 47,000 other buildings — commercial, residential, storefronts — and 235 skyscrapers. All these buildings have windows. Lots and lots of windows. Who cleans them and how?

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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
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Redeeming Factor
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