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The Smartest Creatures in the Sea

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

What’s smart, gentle, and can swim like a fish? A dolphin! These highly intelligent animals are trained not just to entertain, but to help humans physically and emotionally.

 

The Shtick of the Century

Bracha Rosman

Rabbi Frankel looked up from his book. “Is everything okay, Pinny?” Pinny shrugged. “I guess.” Rabbi Frankel looked thoughtful. “Pinny, I’d like to speak to you out in the hall for a moment.” Pinny heaved a sigh and stood up to follow his rebbe.

 

Overview of the Month: Adar

Rochel Gross

Adar is the twelfth month of the year. The name “Adar” was given in Bavel.



 
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