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Oh, Rats!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Rats are horrible slimy creatures with nasty long thick tails and beady eyes, carrying all kinds of dirt and disease, right? Not really, no. Rats aren’t half as nasty as they’re made out to be.…

 

What a Pest!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Greg White is the manager of Rockland Pest Control, an extermination company based in Rockland County, New York. He very kindly agreed to tell Jr. all about his fascinating job…

 

Meisels Mischief Managed

Shayna

“EEEEEK!” Chedva jumped back and covered her mouth with both hands. “What’s the matter?” Eliezer asked. Chedva just moaned and rocked back and forth. She pointed at the shoes lined up on the bottom of the closet.

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Something from Nothing
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The Business Trip
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Death and Taxes
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Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”