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A Morah’s View from Out-of-town

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It is my hope in this series to give over to you some of the flavor of life for an Orthodox Jewish family living in small town America. The ebbs and flows, how we deal with the sacrifices and how much we treasure the simple pleasures in our daily lives.

And as for my missing The Jewish Press – no fears, my mother got me a subscription.

Penina Scheiner is a kindergarten teacher, writer, and busy wife and mom who lives over the rainbow with her husband and kids.

About the Author: Penina Scheiner is a kindergarten teacher, writer, and busy wife and mom who lives over the rainbow with her husband and kids.


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  1. Arielle Gorman says:

    Very well written article……….

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