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March 12, 2004 - Image 36

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-03-12

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Don't Worry, Be Happy

It:s. the Jewish month of Adar — time to be happy! Here's what makes students

in Sheila Charlip's first -grade class at Hillel Day School very happy.

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"I like Purim, too, and for Purim, I'm
going to be a football player."

Jessica Hoffman, 7,
of Farmington Hills
"It makes me happy when my friends
play with me. My best friend's name is
Autumn. We play on the swings.
Sometimes I play with my brother in
the basement. His name is Jonathan.
H e's 9.''

Rebecca Tarnopol, 6,
of West Bloomfield
"It makes me happy learning things. I
like math."

Max Hermelin, 7,
of Bingham Farms
"Playing with my friends makes me
happy. We play basketball and I like to
skateboard with them. I have a brother,
David; he's 1. My sister is named
Isabelle and she's 4."

Zachary Resnick, 6,
of West Bloomfield
"I'm happy that I get to play with my
brother and that I play hockey a lot.
My brother, Dylan, is 2'/2_ We like to
play mini sticks in the house. We kind
of knock stuff down around the house
(while we're playing), but my mom
doesn't mind at all. She's nice."

Aidan Folbe, 6,
of Huntington Woods
"It makes me happy when I'm with
my family. I have three brothers and
one sister. We like to go swimming and
I like to go in the Jacuzzi at my friend's

Gabby Lowenthal, 6,
of West Bloomfield
"Holidays make me happy. My
favorite is Purim. I'm not really sure
what I'm going to be this Purim, but I'll
be either be a baby or Queen Esther.
What I like about Purim is the candy
and dressing up."

Hannah Bradley, 6,
of Walled Lake
"Summer makes me happy, and I like
it when I go to my lake house and go
swimming in the lake. I'm a good
swimmer, but not in the deep end. And
that's it."

Blake Rogow, 7,
of West Bloomfield
"I like it when I go to the beach and
swim with my dad and my family."

Lauren Weinberger, 6,
of Farmington Hills
"I'm happy when my sister, Danielle
she's 8-almost-9 — and I go in the
pool and my sister gives me a piggyback
ride in the pool."

of West Bloomfield
"I like being at a Pistons game. I go
with my dad."

Abby Siegal, 6,
of Beverly Hills
"I'm happy when I do snow art.
That's when you take spray bottles and
you put food coloring in and you squirt
it and you can make anything you want
in the snow. I like to color the bushes
with it."

Sara Calm, 6,
of West Bloomfield
"I like it when I play outside. I like to
play catch."

Rachel Laths, 6,
of Walled Lake
"Two things make me happy: When
my sister [2-year-old Rebecca] and my
Mom kiss and hug me. I also like it
when we go to Florida. We do different
stuff there. I like all the stuff we do."

Ben Canvasser, 7,
of West Bloomfield
"I like my house. It's huge. My family
makes me happy, too. I have one broth-
er, Jack. He's 10. Also, I like football.
My favorite team is [the University of]

Annie Slabotsky, 6,
of West Bloomfield
"It makes me happy to be with my
brother, Zack. He's 15. Whenever I'm



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feeling bad, he pretends to be a doctor
and makes me laugh and makes me bet-
ter. All the time we play together. We
play kickball. And there's nothing else I
can remember.

Jonathan Radner, 7,
of Huntington Woods
"I like playing with my best friends.
My best friend, Aidan, lives right next
to me. We play basketball and mini
hockey; well, it's called mini sticks. I'm
best at soccer, even though we don't
play it a lot, and we play basketball." CI
Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit
is in Farmington Hills.

Jonathan Morgan of Royal Oak

teaches you how to make an

origami Magen David

(Star of David


#1) Cut out a triangle from a
piece of paper.
#2) Fold in each corner, with
the corner touching the opposite
side, so that you have another tri-
angle. (See illustration; fold at F
D, touching point A to B; fold at
B & D, touching point E to F;
fold at B & F, touching point C
to D.)

#3) Unfold all the edges.
#4) Bend in middle of:each tri-
angle. (See illustration; bend at G
and H, then fold back and out;
continue on other two sides.)
#5) Voila, you have a Magen

Jonathan Morgan with his star.

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