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Think inside the Box

Ruchama Schnaidman

If only summer could last all year. With apologies to all of you dreamers, I’m sorry but it can’t. The good news is that learning doesn’t have to come along with moans and groans. You can actually have loads of fun as you learn.

 

Blasting into the School Year

Rachel Stein

“How do summer months pass so fast when each day of school takes forever?” Chavie greeted Shiri when she settled into their car on the first day of school. The two families carpooled together, with Chavie’s mother driving in the morning and Shiri’s doing the afternoon shift. “When you figure out the answer, you’ll probably get a medal for uncovering one of life’s biggest mysteries,” Shiri retorted with a long sigh.

 

Online School

Rhona Lewis

These kids are students at the Jewish School on Computer. This special school was set up five years ago to offer a Jewish education to children who don’t have a Jewish day school nearby. Kids learn here from five years old until high school.

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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
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Redeeming Factor
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