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Class Update – Preschool Oct. 2010

October 27, 2010

Last Sunday, Oct. 10th, the littles continued to talk about the fall holidays.  We started by going for a little walk around the building and […]

Preschool Curriculum Planner

September 22, 2010

For this year, “littles” will focus on the students’ understanding of how they are Jewish, and how secular humanistic Jews live their values.  The children […]

Class Update – Preschool Sept. 2010

September 22, 2010

During the September 12th Sunday School session, the class and I focused on learning about Sunday School, the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur holidays, and […]

Middles Class Curriculum Planner

September 22, 2010

Curriculum Planner for Middles 2010

Class Update – Middles Class Sept. 12

September 22, 2010

We started the Middles class out with introductions, then the children learned how to say “how are you?” (“ma sholmcha” for boys and “ma shlomech” […]

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 – Middles, April 2010

May 11, 2010

We began our class by talking about where Jews live in the world today. The kids were amazed to realize how Jews make up such […]

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 […]