Jewish Values Friendship

By Sarah Tawil There was a new girl in school. Her name is Jen. Every day, she would walk to school alone. One day, her parents won the lottery and it was all over the school. All of a sudden, everyone ran to her and wanted to be her friend. After a …

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Stories on Building Courage

By Rochelle Menahem I was in science class and my teacher asked a question. I was so confident to answer it. My teacher called on me and I was so confident to answer it. I said it and got it wrong. I was so embarrassed. So, for a few days I didn’t …

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Jewish Values on Facebook

By Bobby Matalon Did you ever have a real friend? Well, Facebook tricks your mind. Facebook makes you believe that, if you get “Friended,” it means you got a friend. But, while you think you have friends, you don’t know them in real life. Maybe the reason you got friended is because …

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Jewish Values on Teamwork

By Gail Hafif In a play, the actors would have a better chance of having an amazing play if all the characters focused, even if they had one line, but said it with confidence, belief, voice, feeling and hope. That would make the play wonderful even if you didn’t have a …

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Jewish Values on Friendship

By Clarisse Cohen “Help me,” Alison said acting all nervous. “Alexis, I didn’t do my homework,” Alison said. Alison rushed to Alexis and said, “Please help me.” Alexis knew it was Alison’s first time not doing homework so she gave her the worksheet. One week later, Alexis forgot to write down her …

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Torah Values on Honesty

By Rosie Ovadia My two friends and I were walking on the street and we saw someone drop $100. One of the friends said, “Oh, look! He dropped his money! We’ll split it and get an equal share.” Then my other friend said, ‘No! We saw him drop it, so we …

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Jewish Values on Positive Attitude

By Sarit Hara I am always sad because I am not talented. But, I tried lots of things such as art, knitting, swimming, basketball, football, gymnastics and doing nails. So, one day my aunt came and asked me to do her hair. I said, “I am not good at it.” She …

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Finding success after failure

By Jake Shalom   My main goal right now is to be a good basketball player. I’m pretty good at basketball, but I can work at many things to make myself that much better. I was once in a basketball league and we went to the finals. We were down by …

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Jewish Values on Honesty

By Ricki Khezrie  A teacher assigned a book report and it’s due in two weeks. The day before it’s due, Bella remembered that she didn’t do it yet. So, to finish, it she just copied a chapter from the book. The next day, she gave it in and got an …

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Jewish Stories on Self Control

By Sophia Hindy Always on Shabbat I love to look my best. So I always iron my hair . I started noticing that I had dead ends in my hair. My sister told me, “If you keep on ironing you hair will be rough and dry”. I told her to hide …

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