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Think Tanks

Surela

There’s more to a fish tank than filling a plastic bag with water, plunking a wide-eyed goldfish and a handful of challah crumbs inside, and hoping “Goldie” survives the week. Mr. Shlomo Gross of Aqua Creations, which builds custom fish tanks for homes, offices, lobbies, and businesses — in any size, shape, and dimension — offers lots of information about fish tanks and the fish that go in them

 

Points for Originality

C. B. Gavant

In the classroom fish tank, bubbles floated up from the biggest, blackest fish’s mouth. “… and that, banos, is how Esther informed Achashveirosh that Haman was the culprit!” Morah Weiss’s voice rose triumphantly. Bracha Yitty Goldenberg, whose attention had been claimed by the burbling tank, turned to face the front of the room.

 

Why Me?

Dina Ackerman

I guess you really couldn’t chalk me up to be your typical teen back then, though maybe using today’s standards I would have been more accepted. I grew up very much an in-towner but with one major problem: Through no fault of my own I had a built-in, bad reputation.



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