Or Emet Juniors Class

Class Summary – Juniors December 4, 2011

January 5, 2012

The December Jewish Cultural School Juniors’ class session was largely given over to preparations for the Hanukkah play. Noting that they were speeding forward in […]

Class Summary – Juniors 11/13/2011

January 5, 2012

At the November session of the Jewish Cultural School, the Juniors’ class continued with their biblical survey, returning to the Exodus story and then moving […]

Class Summary – Juniors January 23, 2011

February 4, 2011

The January juniors’ class session was focused on Tu B’Shevat. Students began the lesson by learning the Hebrew and Yiddish words for tree, taking time […]

Class Summary – Juniors Jan. 9th, 2011

January 24, 2011

The juniors’ class spent the December make-up session gaining new perspective on Hanukkah, its central symbols and mythology, and the ways that members of different […]

Class Update – Juniors Oct. 2010

October 27, 2010

Or Emet Juniors’ Class Summary–October At the October session, the juniors’ class learned about Yiddish literature and Yiddish writer Sholom Aleichem. After some opening games/icebreakers, […]

Class Update – Juniors Class Sept. 12

September 22, 2010

The juniors class spent the September session getting reacquainted, welcoming some new classmates, and learning about the High Holidays. After a few icebreakers, the class […]

Class Update – Juniors, April 2010

May 24, 2010

The April session of the Or Emet juniors’ class was devoted to learning–as per student request–about notable Jewish people throughout history, from the ancient to […]

Class update – Juniors, March 2010

April 19, 2010

The juniors’ class spent March’s lesson learning about the Ethiopian Jewish community and Ethiopian Jewish observance of Passover. Because Ethiopian Jews, or Beta Israel, practice […]

Class update – Juniors, February 2010

April 19, 2010

The February lesson for the juniors’ class focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We began the morning with a short history lesson, and students learned about […]

Class Update – Juniors, January 2010

February 18, 2010

At the January juniors class session, students learned about Yiddish and the persistence of many Yiddish terms in contemporary English speech. Students received copies of […]