Monthly Archives: September 2016

Boys Will Be Boys

Here’s a link to the article as it appeared in Hamodia, and the text of the article follows:

Boys-Will-Be-Boys.pdf

Boys Will Be Boys

By Beily Paluch

Mendy is just 11, but he draws great cartoons. With his parents’ encouragement, he now distributes an illustrated story to the boys in his class every Rosh Chodesh. Shimmy is fascinated by the camera he received for his birthday. His mother bought him a few props and lets him practice shooting his siblings as long as their patience allows. Sometimes she gives him permission to wake up early and capture a sunrise from the deck in their backyard.
These boys are having fun indulging in a hobby they enjoy. At the same time, whether they realize it or not, they are developing skills that can eventually help them earn a living.
As our society enables our sons to learn Torah for more years than ever before, these skills can prove invaluable when a yungerman finds himself ready to enter the workforce.

What would your son enjoy?

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Busy or Bust BACHURIM IN CAMP

Here’s a link to the article as it appeared in Hamodia, and the text of the article follows:

BachurimInCamp.pdf

Busy or Bust BACHURIM IN CAMP

By Beily Paluch

It was 2:00 a.m., deep into Friday night, and the singing in the kitchen was still going strong. Just about then, the men and boys exploded in a jubilant dance. Would the bungalow, precariously balanced on cinder blocks, withstand the exuberance?
It was hard to believe that the men and boys in the diverse crowd had never met before.
In fact, it all began with a camp game.
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