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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 – Preschool January 23, 2011

February 4, 2011

Today we celebrated the Jewish holiday Tu B’Shvat, the birthday of the trees.  We colored pictures of trees.  We read a few books about how […]

Class Summary – Middles January 2011

January 31, 2011

Sunday, January 9th, Session 4 This week our theme was immigration to this country. We talked about where our ancestors came from, and learned about […]

Class Summary – Preschool Nov. 11 and Jan. 9. 2011

January 24, 2011

11/14/10 Today we focused on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath.  We read the book Bread, Bread, Bread, by Ann Morris,  which shows photographs from people all […]

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 – Middles Oct. 2010

October 27, 2010

The middles class had fun during the second class session learning about Hebrew and religion. We talked about Hebrew being the language of the bible, […]

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, […]

Teen Crew Update – Oct. 2010

October 27, 2010

Wow! How exciting to have such wonderful folks in our new youth crew!  Our first session was a lot of “getting to know you” and […]