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The Heat Is On

Yisrael Rutman

From heat waves to life before air conditioning, this week Jr takes a look at the age-old struggle to keep cool in the heat. And some cool ideas you can try yourself…

 

Lemonade Girls: The Show Must Go On

Sara Miriam Gross

The ants on the wooden bunkhouse floor were busy lapping up pink Popsicle puddles. There was a lot for them to enjoy on a day like that. The wilted campers held their half-melted treats weakly and yawned repeatedly, one after the other. “Isn’t it supposed to be cool in the mountains?” Dassi asked and then sighed. “I could have stayed in the city if I wanted to cook an egg on the sidewalk!”

 

Zeidy Zakon

Rabbi Nachman and Miriam Zakon

What’s the first thing everyone wants to do after chatzos on the day after Tishah B’Av? Jump into a pool of course. Let’s zoom with Zeidy and jump into a very special pool — in the middle of a boiling hot desert!

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Perspective Shift
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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
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Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”