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Mishpacha Junior Meets a Balloon Artist

Avigayil Sharer

I’ve heard of artists who use watercolors, oil paints, crayons, and even charcoal, but until I met Tzipora, owner of Jerusalem Balloons, I never heard of artists who use balloons. Bright, colorful, and cute, Tzipora’s balloon sculptures are always met with a smile. Come join me and find out about her wonderful creations.

 

All Kinds Of Kids: Awkward Koby

Yaffa Ganz

Koby was good-hearted, friendly, and fun to be with, but oh so very awkward and clumsy. He dropped or wrinkled or spoiled or spilled everything he touched and the boys in Pleasantville didn’t know what to do with him.

 

Overview of the Month: Adar Beis

Rochel Gross

The second month of Adar, Adar Beis, is also called the twelfth month of the year, even though Adar Alef was the twelfth month. Rosh Chodesh Adar Beis is two days, because Adar Alef is thirty days long.

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