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Side by Side

C.S. Teitelbaum

What better way to teach children to have sensitivity toward others than to place them in a nursery “side by side” with special-needs children? Mishpacha Junior visited the nursery of “Side by Side” in Stamford Hill, London, which has just that objective in mind.

 

Stories of our Sages: A Good Deed Repaid

Rochel Gross

Thousands of Yidden were making their way along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, on their way to Yerushalayim. Yom Tov was drawing near, and Klal Yisrael was streaming to the Beis HaMikdash to fulfill the mitzvah of aliyah l’regel.

 

Spotlight: When Walking Doesn’t Come Easy

Sara Miriam Gross

Life isn’t easy for anyone, but when even walking is difficult, life brings additional challenges — and wisdom. We recently spoke with an eight-year-old girl from Los Angeles named Deena Stolz, whose father walks with the help of crutches.

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