Or Emet Cultural School

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 – Pre-School, March 2010

April 19, 2010

March’s class focused on Passover. We started the day by working through our Humanistic Judaism packets. We will finish these next class and everyone will […]

Class Update – Middles, March 2010

April 11, 2010

We worked on phase II of our Mezuzot project…painting! The painted mezuzot are ready to be filled with their scrolls and mounted to doorways. Muriel […]

Class Update – Middles, February 2010

March 19, 2010

In our last session we enjoyed learning and singing new songs with Rabbi Miriam and the rest of the adults…although the students may not have […]

Class update – Pre-School, February 2010

February 25, 2010

Today our class had a wonderful day learning about Purim! We started the day off, as usual, by singing with the group. We then went […]

Class Update – Pre-School, January 2010

February 25, 2010

Today we got to celebrate Tu B’shevat together! We started the day with song, of course, and then went to our classroom to say our […]

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 […]

Class Update – Middles, January 2010

February 3, 2010

The focus of the session was on Tu B’Shevat and trivia was back! We played Tu B’Shevat trivia to learn more about the Jewish holiday […]

Class update – Juniors, December 2009

January 12, 2010

The December juniors class, organized around a Hanukkah theme, focused on the ways that historical explanation can differently inform how contemporary Jews celebrate and think […]