March 10, 2005
In My Neighborhood
Last week we talked about being part of the Jewish community. This week you will find some kids who are doing it already. You will also find a great opportunity to participate yourself.
Calling All Young Artists
Nefesh B'Nefesh (www.nbn.org.il), the organization that has helped nearly 4,000 North American Jews move to Israel in recent years, announces a coast-to-coast competition for Jewish sixth- to eighth-graders. The winner will not only have his or her design – based on the theme of "Homeward Bound" – painted onto the organization's summer flights for newcomers, but will win a free trip to Israel this summer. All competition rulesand regulations can be found at: www.nbn.org.il/logocontest. Deadline for submissions is May 12, 2005 (Israel Independence Day) All Jewish sixth- to eighth-graders in the United States and Canada are eligible to compete.
Spring is on its way and soon you'll see more and more bees flying around. Bee in Hebrew is devorah (Deborah in English).