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Class Summary – Pre-school, December 2009

December 21, 2009

Since the Humanistic Judaism packets were such a big hit last month, the students continued to work on them again this week. We finished up […]

Class Summary – Pre-school, November 2009

December 21, 2009

This week we focused on a booklet about “what it means to be a humanistic jew.” This booklet includes discussions about what it means to […]

Class Summary, Middles – December 2009

December 21, 2009

We spent some type talking about famous Jewish people. Many of the students talked about famous Jews they had learned about themselves such as Albert […]

Class Summary, Juniors – November 2009

November 19, 2009

At the November Or Emet Sunday school session, the 5th-8th grade class learned about Hasidic Jewish history, culture, and presence in the Williamsburg neighborhood of […]

Class Summary, Middles – November 2009

November 17, 2009

The main focus of last session was on the Ten Commandments. The students were introduced to the story of the Ten Commandments in a puppet […]

Class Summary, Middles – October 2009

October 22, 2009

Last session our focus was primarily on Sukkot. We played Sukkot Trivia (download here) and learned about how Sukkot is both a celebration of the […]

Class Summary – Pre-school, October 2009

October 17, 2009

The Pre-Schoolers spent most of this Sunday’s class learning about Sukkot. We began the day by greeting one another with last month’s new word- Shalom. […]

Class Summary, Juniors – October 2009

October 16, 2009

The Or Emet juniors’ class spent last session learning about Crypto-Jews (better known to some as Marranos), Jewish people who publicly converted to Christianity during […]

Class summary – Juniors, September 2009

September 25, 2009

We kicked off the first Or Emet class of the year with some time for students to get [re]acquainted, and then I introduced the theme […]

Class summary – Pre-school, September 2009

September 25, 2009

During the September 13th Sunday School session, the class and I focused on learning about Sunday School, the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur holiday, and […]