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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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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you