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Fit for a King

Meira Feinman

What was royal clothing made of that made it so valuable? Well, the answer depends on where and when. Let’s take a trip around the globe through different periods in history to find out what was clothing fit for a king.

 

In Person: A Day in the Life of a Zookeeper

Dennis Smith, as told to C. B. Gavant

Hi guys! My name is Dennis Smith, and I’ve been a zookeeper for over 30 years. I grew up in England, where as a kid I enjoyed bringing home all types of animals — cats, dogs, birds, and injured wildlife. I always said I’d be a zookeeper when I grew up, but it’s not as easy as it sounds.

 

Mazel Brothers Superstore

Ruchama Schnaidman

Generally speaking, the children of the town where Mazel Superstore was located were well-behaved children who treated each other nicely and who listened respectfully to their parents.

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