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Surrounded by Water

Yehudit

Welcome to the City of Islands, the City of Water — Venice. Join us as we take a tour of the city, not on foot, not on a tour bus, and not by taxi — but by gondola!

 

On the Right Derech: Honoring the Eldest Brother

Leah Dolinger

Although we may disagree with our eldest brother (or sister!), we should serve him first, we should not shame him, and we should offer him help when he needs it.

 

Ten Ways to Save Water

Chaim

Water is one of our most precious resources, and it's important to be careful not to waste it. It may seem that conserving water is an adult's job – but in fact, kids can help out, too!

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