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Building a Summer Reading List with suggestions from the Or Emet community

June 18, 2015

Building a Summer(?) Reading List with suggestions from the Or Emet community Based on Or Emet’s program Sunday, May 31, 2015: Presented and Revised by Don […]

JCS Class Summaries–April 19, 2015

May 8, 2015

Littles This week at Or Emet’s JCS, we learned a little bit about Shabbat from teacher Sarah, we colored, and we did a fun activity […]

May 2015 Illuminator

May 1, 2015

The Illuminator, our newsletter, brings to life Or Emet’s mission of creating a caring and stimulating community celebrating humanistic Judaism. Click to view or download.

Happy Jewish Humanist Passover!

April 6, 2015

Passover is my favorite Jewish holiday, and one that I can’t image doing without. I am apparently not alone, since according to the Pew Research […]

JCS Class Summaries–March 8, 2015

March 19, 2015

Littles This week at JCS was all about Purim. We learned the story of Purim, colored Purim pictures, and sang songs about Purim. Our classroom […]

Telling Kids about the Holocaust: A Humanist Jewish Perspective

February 21, 2015

There are topics that all parents dread talking about with their kids.  Sex, of course, is one. Death is another.  There’s no consensus on how […]

Not at War with Islam

February 20, 2015

As the President says, we are not at war with Islam. Fortunately, I think most Americans agree with him. I am also OK with avoiding […]

JCS Class Summaries–February 8, 2015

February 19, 2015

Littles Today at Or Emet’s JCS we learned about Tu B’Shevat. Teacher Sarah taught us a song, and then we got to color. After snack, […]

February 2015 Illuminator

February 16, 2015

The Illuminator, our newsletter, brings to life Or Emet’s mission of creating a caring and stimulating community celebrating humanistic Judaism. Click to view or download.

JCS Class Summaries–January 11, 2015

February 5, 2015

Littles This week at Or Emet’s JCS we welcomed some visitors (that we will hopefully see again). We learned about Tikkun Olam, read a story […]