Learn the many kinds of mitzvot, good deeds a person can do. Understand the macro and micro of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, and how both are important. Be inspired by the acts of another and pay the kindness forward. These lessons are suitable for grades kindergarten through 5.
Jenny loves to jump. But when jumping gets her in trouble, she decides to retire her pogo stick. Then her school decides to hold a fundraising fair, and she discovers that her skill can be used for a good cause.
In Mitzvah Pizza, every week Missy and her father do something special together. But one day, she and her dad stop for pizza, and Missy discovers a special way to do a mitzvah. Based on a true story of a pizza shop in Philadelphia (described in the back matter), this story explores the true meaning of tzedakah—giving to others while not making them feel as if they've been helped.
Rosie can't wait to start doing good deeds to save the world. But as she helps the people in her neighborhood, she is soon so busy saving the world that she doesn't have time for her own family! It turns out, though, that the greatest acts of Tikkun Olam—repairing the world—start in her own home.
A child and her mother take a walk in the forest near Jerusalem, gazing at their reflections in a rippling pond and appreciating their time together.
Inspired by the poem “The Pond” by Hayim Nahman Bialik.
Daniel likes to do things backwards and upside down. He walks on his hands, walks backwards, and eats cereal for dinner. His teacher reminds him that when he visits the Prime Minister's office, he must be on his best behavior. But when something unexpected happens, can Daniel resist his urge to do a headstand? Uh oh! What would the Prime Minister say?
Anna is excited to be the flower girl at her aunt s wedding, but that morning she wakes up and ... achoo! Don t sneeze at the wedding! everyone warns her, but will their remedies work?