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  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Workers of the World, Relax

    Labor Day is Sept. 5. We think of all the people who work hard to feed their families. Jews have always been very involved in helping those who are in need. They have established labor unions; they have fought for fair wages; they have led movements to...

  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Vatch Out! It's Zee Count !

    Passover eez my favorite time of zee year, because I get to start counting. Do you know vat it eez that I vant to count? Here is a teeny veeny hint: 5, 12, 30, 51 – These numbers correspond to letters in this paragraph. Start counting!

    Riddle Me This

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  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The Fire of Money

    In Parshat Ki Tisa, each Israelite is instructed to give a half-shekel to the "temple fund" every year. There is a midrash – a story told by rabbis to teach a lesson – about this portion. Rabbis say that God took a fiery coin from under His heavenly throne,...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Nuturing Nature

    Last week, we learned not to cut down the fruit trees of our enemies in times of war because, as the Torah says, the trees are "not our enemy."

    In this week's parshah, Ki Tetze, the Torah continues its compassionate attitude toward nature's creatures: Do not pull a...

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  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Before Pesach, we get rid of all the chametz in our homes. Chametz is anything that rises, like bread. So the night before Pesach, after the whole house has been cleaned, we hide 10 small pieces of bread around the house and search for them by candlelight. You know, at the seder, we...

  • What You Leave Behind

    By Abby Gilad

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Can you think of someone who used to live in your neighborhood or went to your school but moved away? How did you feel when they moved? Was the person who left someone who did nice things for people? Was he or she helpful?

    Inventive? Was it fun to play with that person? Then you...

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