Jewish Journal

For the Kids

by Abby Gilad

January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

Ring in the New Month

On Saturday, we will welcome the new month of Shevat.

Q: Which holiday do we celebrate on the 15th of Shevat?

A: Rosh Chodesh

What does this head have to do with the words rosh chodesh or new month?

So, nu? It's a new, new!

What Hebrew word does chodesh come from?

Ma chadash? What's new?

What do you think the word chadashot means?

(Hint: You watch it on TV.)

What Else Is New?

Here are the names of three places that start with new. Fill in the blanks for a gift certificate:

1) New J __ __ __ __ __

2) New H __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

3) Newf __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Sunny Days

Our friends in the Midwest and East Coast could sure use some sun. Finish this maze and maybe they'll have sunny days ahead


Eliana Willis, Tamar Willis and Dalya Silverstein solved the backwords and the slice of pie puzzles. They win gift certificates to Baskin-Robbins.

Answers From Last Week

Plagues by Math: Vav and Alef add up to seven -- so seven in Vayera; Bet and Alef add up to three -- three in parshat Bo. Palindrome Play: Tevet.

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