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

KB’s New Year Updates

  • Posted by Natalya Bernstein
  • On January 31, 2016
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Sunday, January 31, 2016 Shalom KB Families! Please remember we have a full day of Hebrew school on February 7th, Tikkun Olam day is postponed. There is no school February 14 and 21 for vacation, we will return on the 28th. We are set into our routine in KB and learning about so much… Godly […]
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Godly Play Fun

  • Posted by Meg Kennedy
  • On January 31, 2016
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January 10th We had so much fun experiencing another Godly play session together! What is Godly Play you may ask? Godly Play is the method of introducing and exploring the basic stories of Genesis together this year. With plain materials and a story line free of influence from teachers like myself, Godly Play helps our […]
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The Sacrifice of Isaac

  • Posted by Tamar Rotstein
  • On January 31, 2016
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Sunday, January 31, 2016 21 Shevat 5776 Dear First Grade Families, Today we joined together with the other first grade class in the Social Hall. We spent the morning learning about the Sacrifice of Isaac through Godly Play. God had promised Abraham that Isaac would be the son through which a great nation would come. Abraham […]
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What are you reading?

  • Posted by Ann Abrams
  • On January 29, 2016
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I’d love to hear from TI folks as to what you’re reading, what you’re liking, and why?  Feel free to talk about any type of book.  Let’s create community around reading! I’ll start:   I’m almost finished Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.   Toni Morrison calls it “required reading,” ‘and I always do what […]
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Spotlight on MLK Day of Service

  • Posted by Tali Puterman
  • On January 25, 2016
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This year 5th grade students are responsible for completing two social justice encounters. Students have shared their meaningful experiences volunteering in the Boston community and have been involved with opportunities such as cooking food for those in need, fundraising for animal shelters, helping prisoners receive much-needed books, and helping to celebrate birthdays in a homeless […]
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Tu B’Shvat Fun

  • Posted by Micah Shapiro
  • On January 24, 2016
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Hello fourth grade families, This morning we played a game for 1 hour and 40 minutes!  Students worked both individually and in pairs, working hard to win the Tu B’Shvat challenge.  Ask them how Hebrew letters double as numbers, or   how an orange might symbolize winter and teach us about our own human potential. […]
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Tu B’Shevat

  • Posted by Tamar Rotstein
  • On January 24, 2016
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Sunday, January 24, 2016 14 Shevat 5776 Dear First Grade Families, Today we celebrated the New Year for the trees—Tu B’Shevat, which is tomorrow, Monday, January 25, (15th of Shevat!) Although it is still winter in Massachusetts, the blossoms on the almond trees in Israel are beginning to bloom this month! Children listened to a folktale […]
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December-January!

  • Posted by Kayla Nicholson
  • On January 22, 2016
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Hello 2nd Grade families, We’ve had a very exciting last 2 months, complete with Channukah parties, finishing and starting new units, and improving our Hebrew!   Channukah Party! Back in December, we celebrated Channukah is true Jewish fashion – a Channukah party! 2A had a dreidel bracket: 2C enjoyed a round-robin style dreidel tournament: And […]
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What’s new in the library?

  • Posted by Ann Abrams
  • On January 22, 2016
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Many new books have recently been added to the library, for readers of all ages! FOR READERS GRADES PRESCHOOL – 6. Newman, Lesléa. Here is the world : a year of Jewish holidays.  2014. Illustrates the joy and significance of each Jewish holiday throughout the year, with further information and a craft or recipe at […]
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Why do we come to Religious School?

  • Posted by Tali Puterman
  • On January 19, 2016
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Something that a 5th grader is bound to ask every once in a while is, “why do I have to come to Religious School?” We, as teachers, work hard to create a welcoming classroom community and a fun and engaging classroom environment, but we understand it is normal for a 5th grader to sometimes wonder, […]
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