Category Archives: Hebrew language עברית

Yom HaAtzmaut Performance

We were honored to perform at the community Yom HaAtzmaut celebration on Sunday, April 15th at the Jewish Community Alliance.

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Celebrating Tu B’shevat טו בשבט

                 How did we celebrate Tu B’shevat this year? We learned about nature and trees at the Tillie Fowler Nature Preserve. We had a Tu B’shevat Seder             … Continue reading

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Why is rhyming important for reading?

Being able to break words into smaller parts and recognize smaller parts in words is an important skill that is crucial for reading and spelling. This awareness leads to better reading and writing success. … Rhyming also prepares children to make predictions while learning words and gives them … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shira – thanking God in song

This Friday our class celebrated Shabbat Shira and the 100 day of school. Jacob M.  taught the students about the special song that B’nai Israel sang after crossing the Sea of Reeds, called the song of the Sea (in Parashat … Continue reading

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Making Grammar fun

This week we worked on Hebrew grammar by teaching each other.  Each student shared their sentences with the class and the class offered corrections.  Using the dry erase boards is always a treat and a way to be more creative … Continue reading

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Sukkot project – Art, Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Sukkot – In Jewish Studies we learned about the seven special biblical guests (Ushpizin in Aramaic) who are said to visit our Sukkah during the holiday of Sukkot.   For our Ushpizin project,  each student picked a biblical or modern … Continue reading

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First Skype with our Israeli pen pals

By Eliana and Ava: We started the Skype with our pen pals in the Tzafririm school at 11:09 a.m.  It was 6 p.m. in Israel. Daisy was the first kid in our class to talk with her pen pal Abigail. … Continue reading

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Why a Ten Plagues Party at the end of the year?

This year our Torah unit was Sefer Shmot (Exodus) chapters 6-11 which is the section about The Ten Plagues.   We studied each plague in detail and gained so much knowledge about each one.  Just like in Kitah Gimmel when … Continue reading

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Parashat Vayerah – Abigail

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Parashat Lech Lecha – Ben

Please click here to read Ben’s blogpost about his Parasha presentation

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