Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Giving Thanks

  • Posted by Meg Kennedy
  • On November 28, 2015
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Happy Thanksgiving! We had a wonderful, extremely busy class today! We had music with Scott, we visited the book fair, we learned about Modeh Ani, and had an assembly with Camp Micah. Regarding the Book Fair – I had the children make lists of books they liked. Yes, they did a lot of the writing […]
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Prophets as Social Justice Messengers

  • Posted by Tali Puterman
  • On November 23, 2015
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This year we are focusing on some of the major Jewish prophets. So far, we have read stories about Ezekiel, Jeremiah, Moses, Isaiah, Jonah, Amos, and Nathan. From each of these prophets we can learn important social justice messages. For example, from Nathan we learned about speaking truth to power, even though that takes a […]
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November!

  • Posted by Kayla Nicholson
  • On November 23, 2015
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Hello Second Grade families! Our Hebrew learning is in full swing! Each week, your children are learning many new Hebrew letters and vowels, and how to put them together into words. We learn new Hebrew letters every Sunday, then play games to reinforce these new letters and review old ones on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Games include…. […]
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Israel

  • Posted by Tamar Rotstein
  • On November 22, 2015
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Sunday, November 22, 2015 10 Kislev 5776 Dear First Grade Families, Today we enlarged and outlined the country of Israel. Students colored in our map of Israel with crayons. We also located Israel on a world map and discussed the distance from Boston to Israel! We learned that it takes about 6 hours to drive […]
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B’chol Dor Va Dor – In Every Generation

  • Posted by Micah Shapiro
  • On November 17, 2015
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Hello Grade 4C families, Our semester is in high gear, exploring what it means to see ourselves as if we left Egypt, engaging with all sorts of different names for God, and trying to understand what it means that God hardened Pharoah’s heart.  We have been using music, art, traditional text study, drama, and question […]
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B’chol Dor Va Dor – In Every Generation

  • Posted by Micah Shapiro
  • On November 17, 2015
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IMG_0346 Hello families of Grade 4A, Our fourth grade students have been working hard and having fun, learning how to navigate the Hebrew Bible and how to explore important themes in the book of Exodus.  Attached is both an audio and video recording our class song, “B’chol Dor Va Dor” which affirms our call to […]
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Midrash

  • Posted by Tamar Rotstein
  • On November 15, 2015
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Sunday, November 15, 2015 3 Kislev 5776 Dear First Grade Families, Today we continued to learn about the story of Noah’s Ark. We discussed the meaning of a Midrash. There are many different versions of Noah’s Ark. Some of the stories are from the words in the Torah and some explain the story of what […]
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Learning Through Many Means

  • Posted by Meg Kennedy
  • On November 15, 2015
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Hello Families! We have had a couple very fun weeks here in Kita Aleph (First Grade). Last week we learned about Noah, joining with the other First Grade class to engage in Godly Play, pictured below. Thank you so much to Tamar for sharing the story of Noah and the Ark with us. For the Hebrew […]
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3C: Genesis Narratives

  • Posted by Roberta Bergstein
  • On November 13, 2015
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Friday, November 13, 2015 1st of Kislev, 5776 Hello 3C! We have had a great two weeks in the classroom. We have been continuously working on our hebrew reading skills – practicing 20-30 minutes each class. Soon, I’ll be sending a hebrew packet home for students to continue their reading practice throughout the week. Just […]
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3AB: Cain & Abel

  • Posted by Roberta Bergstein
  • On November 13, 2015
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Friday, November 13, 2015 1st of Kislev, 5776 Hello 3AB! We have had a great two weeks in the classroom. We have been continuously working on our hebrew reading skills – practicing 20-30 minutes each class. Soon, I’ll be sending a hebrew packet home for students to continue their reading practice throughout the week. Just […]
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