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Curious Kayla Visits Bundoora Park

Rochel Burstyn

Hi everyone, it’s me, Curious Kayla, and I’m heading home to visit my mishpachah! It’s not exactly a hop, skip, and a jump to get here, but for family, it’s worth it! Come join me as I head Down Under and explore Bundoora Park in Victoria, Australia.


Let’s Build a Terrarium!

Chava Dumas

Unlike an aquarium, from the world “aqua,” which means water, a terrarium, from the world “terra,” which means earth, holds earth. Making and keeping your own terrarium gives you an amazing opportunity to be the landscape architect — the designer responsible for creating a miniature world of natural wonders.


It Happened to Me: I Think I Can

Rhona Lewis

Raizy wanted to go to the zoo — again. But I was tired of feeding kangaroos and petting koalas. “Let’s go for a ride on Puffing Billy,” I suggested. “We’ve never been on a steam locomotive and we’ve been to the zoo a million times!”

Never Despair
Rabbi Moshe Grylak HaKadosh Baruch Hu always opens a way back
Yonoson Rosenblum My first Sephardic minyan on Shabbos
No Questions Asked
Eytan Kobre I still don’t have a satisfying answer to this question
“Lachem” Times Ten
Rabbi Henoch Plotnik Perhaps we can add one more interpretation
Keeping Your Head and Bases Covered
Jacob L. Freedman “Take it off?! Wearing my kippah literally saved my life...
Money Speaks
Faigy Peritzman Approach eternal life with happiness and meticulousness
Preparing for Change
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Help your kids navigate change consciously and carefully
A Listening Ear
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz Hear a message, not a sound