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The Baobab Tree

Rhona Lewis

The baobab tree brings up nostalgic memories for me. Growing up in Kenya, it was part of my childhood. On our long car journeys from Nairobi, the capital, to the coast, spotting the first baobab was always exciting: When we began to see these enormous trees rising out of the dry savanna (grassland), it meant that we were coming closer to the beach.

 

Zooming Around With Zeidy Zakon

Nachman and Miriam Zakon

Shalom Aleichem! I’m Zeidy Zakon. I love Eretz Yisrael, where I live. I love kids. And I love traveling in my “Zeidy-Jeep” with kids like you. So jump in and join me as we get to know Eretz Yisrael. After all, it belongs to you, and to me, and all Jews.

 

FYI: Tree Houses

Rochel Burstyn

A house on the ground is just a house, but a house in a tree has special appeal. Who made the first tree house and what are they used for today?

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