Wishing all of our families a Happy Thanksgiving this week!! We give thanks everyday for our wonderful students and their sweet families. We really do sing each day…. מודה אני Modeh Ani (Modah Ani for a girl) as we are thankful for so many things in our lives! Hope to see y’all on Tuesday at VIP Day at 9 AM.
We have enjoyed playing with our friends during recess. We swing together, climb together and slide together!
We also love to dance together on Friday afternoons. Come join us when we Israeli dance with our VIP guests on Tuesday!!
אריאות Ariyot Our Letter lion
For the letter ט Tet last week, we made………….
טוסט TOAST !!!! It was yummy with a little honey on it! (Luckily, it wasn’t burned!)
The next letter we are studying is the letter י yod with words like:
יד yad hand
יושב yoshev sits for a boy
יושבת yoshevet sits for a girl
יויו yoyo YOYO!!! 🙂 You CAN read this!!! (Imagine a dot above each vov)
חגיגה chaggigah celebration
By the way, our חגיגת הסידור Haggigat HaSiddur Celebration of the Siddur is on Friday and Saturday mornings 2/2/18 and 2/3/18 SAVE THE DATES— More info to follow!!
חידה chidah puzzle
AND we have a student with that letter in the beginning of his name!!!!
פרשת השבוע Parshat HaShavua Torah Portions of the week:
ויצא Vayetze Jacob’s dream of a ladder and Jacob having lots of children
וישלח Vayishlach Jacob & Esau reuniting… Jacob’s name is changed to Israel
חנוכה שמח Chanukah Sameach Happy Chanukah!! Yes, before we know it it will be that time again!!
We will learn lots in our חנוכה שמח Chanukah Sameach Happy Chanukah workbook. Just ask any of us soon which is the correct way to light the חנוכיה Chanukiya and we will show you how!!
We are learning words for the holiday :
יהודים Yehudim Jews
יונים Yevanim Syrian Greeks
בית המקדש Bet HaMikdash The Holy Temple
אסור asoor forbidden
פסל pesel idol
נס נסים nes, nisim miracle (s)
שמן shemen oil
חנוכיה Chanukiyah Chanukah 9 branched candleholder
סביבון sevivon dreidel
לביבות levivot latkes
ספגניות sufganiyot jelly donuts
Thanks to Mrs. Gutterman for helping us make our golden pasta Chanukiyot. תודה רבה A BIG THANK YOU to Morah Hanna and her handy, kind husband, Moshe Bendit, for getting all the materials ready for this project every year. WOW!!! You will soon enjoy these treasured gifts for years to come.