Monthly Archives: November 2014
For our mitzvah trip on Friday, my class went to Mt. Herman which is a school for mentally and physically disabled children. My class goes there to work with the kids and spend time with them. This relates to a very important mitzvah called גמילות חסד. The meaning of this mitzvah is acts of loving-kindness. … Continue reading
Question: “This parrot will repeat any words it hears,” said the pet shop owner. A lady bought the bird, but brought it back a week later to complain that the bird had not yet spoken a single word. Yet the salesperson had told the truth. Explain. Answer: The parrot is deaf.
We watched a movie last Friday instead of going on a mitzvah trip. The movie was called Simon Birch. The two main characters are boys named Simon and Joe. Simon is very small and may not have very many years left at the age of twelve. Joe is a normal boy that is best friends … Continue reading