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Yosef Chaim: Nothing Like The Real Thing

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Winter is sooo dull! Ima says it’s nice to be home all together in our warm house in Tzfas and appreciate Hashem’s blessing of the rain, and the fact that we have a warm house to protect us from the rain. I suppose she’s right — but right now I don’t want rain and I don’t want to be in our warm house. I want to be outside.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

I went over to the sofa and peered over Yochai’s shoulder. Finally he stopped and looked up.

“See what my uncle got me from chutz l’Aretz! It’s a really special Game Boy with tons of great games on it. I haven’t stopped playing it since I came home from Talmud Torah. Watch this!”

He showed me one game, but I wasn’t so excited.

“Poof , that’s just a fancy version of Tetris,” I said. “What’s so exciting about that? What I want is to be outside riding my bike, not playing silly electronic games!”

“Aaah, you want bikes?” said Yochai. “So check this out — this game you won’t want to stop playing!”

 

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