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Middles Class Summary–March 24, 2013

April 14, 2013

In March, the Middles class had a great time learning about Passover. We read the story of Passover, and talked about how Humanistic Jews can […]

Littles Class Summary–March 24, 2013

April 14, 2013

This week at Or Emet’s JCS we welcomed Mrs. Sarah back! She taught us the song “Let My People Go” and showed us the items […]

Juniors Class Summary–February 24, 2013

March 19, 2013

During the February session, the Juniors class turned its focus to the Spanish Inquisition and its connections to the holiday of Purim. Students listened to […]

Middles Class Summary–February 24, 2013

March 19, 2013

In February, the Middles class learned about Purim. Class started on a light note, as each student was asked to share a favorite joke in […]

Littles Class Summary–February 24, 2013

March 19, 2013

This week at Or Emet JCS we learned the Purim story. We stomped our feet, shouted, and made noise every time we heard the name […]

Juniors Class Summary–January 27, 2013

February 21, 2013

The January session of the Juniors class focused on exploring the three main philosophies/ways of thinking about life and religion that Jewish people in the […]

Middles Class Summary–January 27, 2013

February 21, 2013

In January, the Middles class prepared for Or Emet’s annual Tu B’Shevat seder by learning about nature and how we can respect the earth. We […]

Littles Class Summary–January 27, 2013

February 21, 2013

It was a very fun and enlightening Sunday at Or Emet this week. We learned about trees, including the astonishing fact that they provide us […]

Juniors Class Summary–December 2, 2012

December 28, 2012

The Juniors class spent the December session focused mostly on Hanukkah. Students opened the class by sharing sentences that included Yiddish terms like “gelt” and […]

Middles Class Summary–December 2, 2012

December 28, 2012

In December, the Middles group learned about Hanukkah and Jews in early America, tying the two ideas together with the themes of hope and optimism. […]