Category Archives: Jewish Studies יהדות

Saying Shema at Bedtime

Today we learned from Parashat Vayechi (next week’s Torah portion) that Jacob blessed his grandchildren Efrayim and Menashe a special blessing which included the phrase “May you have as many children as the fish over the land”. This phrase is … Continue reading

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Torah in 3D printing

What does the Torah portion have to do with 3D printing?   In the 3rd grade Parashat HaShavua curriculum (TaL AM),  each Parasha features a symbol presented as a riddle; through the study of the Parasha the students discover the … Continue reading

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We are Ready for Rosh HaShana

We are ready for Rosh Hashana! We listened to the Shofar every day and learned the vocabulary and the customs of the holiday.  Today we got a taste of Rosh HaShana: we ate apples & honey, pomegranate, and a honey cake. … Continue reading

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Learning about the Map of Israel

Today we learned about different cities in Israel by using a giant map of Israel, a book and a bus. hermes h belts

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Ten Commandments Challenge

In order to honor the holiday of Shavuot, the giving of the Torah, the Martin J. Gottlieb School is issuing our Ten Commandment challenge to all students in Kitah Gimmel. The challenge is to memorize all Ten Commandments in Hebrew. Students … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Jerusalem milestone

This week we celebrated Israel’s 69th birthday by experiencing the many faces of Jerusalem.  The theme for this year’s celebration was the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.  Between 1948 and 1967 Jerusalem was divided between Israel and Jordan … Continue reading

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Special guests at our Torah service

Every Thursday morning we pray together with Kitah Bet in the Chapel.  Hazzan Holzer reads Torah for us every Thursday.  In the past month, we have had some guest readers – Middle school and 5th grade students.  What a special … Continue reading

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Baking Hamantachen אוזני המן

Thank you to D.J.’s mom and Sam’s dad for helping us.   Happy Purim! visit this website

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Celebrating Tu B’Shevat one fruit at a time ……

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About Me books in Hebrew

Each student in the class wrote and illustrated an About Me book in Hebrew.  Next, each student was video taped reading their books.  Today the students posted their videos on their blogs.  All of the students did a great job … Continue reading

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