Or Emet Cultural School

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 […]

Middles Class Summary–December 2, 2012

December 28, 2012

In December, the Middles group learned about Hanukkah and Jews in early America, tying the two ideas together with the themes of hope and optimism. […]

Littles Class Summary–December 2, 2012

December 28, 2012

This week at Or Emet JCS we read Chanukah stories, learned how the dreidel game is played, and lit a menorah. We also learned the […]

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 […]

Middles Class Summary–November 4, 2012

November 21, 2012

This month, the JCS Middles class learned about the Golden Age in Spain. We talked about how people of different religions were accepting of each […]

Littles Class Summary–November 4, 2012

November 21, 2012

November was one of the rare months out of the year where we didn’t have a Jewish holiday to discuss. Instead, we learned about mitzvot, […]

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 […]

Middles Class Summary–October 7, 2012

October 19, 2012

The JCS Middles group learned about Jewish ghettos and how, even though life in the ghetto was hard, the Jewish people kept up strong traditions […]

Littles Class Summary–October 7, 2012

October 19, 2012

Our Littles class for the month of October was all about Sukkot. We read a story about a rooftop sukkah, learned a song about building […]

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 […]

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