Or Emet Juniors Class

Juniors Class Summary–September 22, 2013

October 21, 2013

It was great to see students back in the Juniors class, and we kicked off our year of studying modern Jewish history with a fun […]

Juniors Class Summary–May 19, 2013

August 9, 2013

During the May JCS session, Juniors class students joined in a school-wide Israeli dance program and then took part in classroom activities to celebrate and […]

Juniors Class Summary–April 21, 2013

May 17, 2013

In April, students in the Juniors class focused on learning about different Jewish spiritual/intellectual movements that emerged between the Inquisition and the late 18th century. […]

Juniors Class Summary–March 24, 2013

April 14, 2013

In March, the Juniors class concentrated on preparing for Passover as well as learning about the life and philosophy of Baruch Spinoza, one of Humanistic […]

Juniors Class Summary–February 24, 2013

March 19, 2013

During the February session, the Juniors class turned its focus to the Spanish Inquisition and its connections to the holiday of Purim. Students listened to […]

Juniors Class Summary–January 27, 2013

February 21, 2013

The January session of the Juniors class focused on exploring the three main philosophies/ways of thinking about life and religion that Jewish people in the […]

Juniors Class Summary–December 2, 2012

December 28, 2012

The Juniors class spent the December session focused mostly on Hanukkah. Students opened the class by sharing sentences that included Yiddish terms like “gelt” and […]

Juniors Class Summary–November 4, 2012

November 21, 2012

During the November lesson, the Juniors class shifted its focus to the beginnings of the Ashkenazi Jewish diaspora. After playing a warm-up game of Jewish […]

Juniors Class Summary–October 7, 2012

October 19, 2012

The October session of the Juniors class focused on the history of the so-called Jewish “Golden Age” in Spain and North Africa. After introducing themselves […]

Juniors Class Summary–September 9, 2012

September 25, 2012

The Juniors class got off to a great start this session! Students introduced themselves to old friends and newer faces and played a game where […]