Category Archives: Jewish Studies לימודי יהדות

Celebrating Israel @ 70

Today we celebrated Israel’s 70th Yom HaAtzmaut by experiencing Israel through science, music, art, dancing, sports and of course food. We learned about Israel’s continued hope for peace through music and art.     We ate falafel in a pita … Continue reading

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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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Play, have fun and learn about Israel

The countdown to Israel’s 70th birthday has begun.  Play, have fun and learn about Israel. For students to play, they need to complete the following steps: Click on: https://countdown70.lookstein.org/ S/he should click on “Student” S/he should type the school code … Continue reading

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Purim Fun!

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First Place!

Our class won FIRST PLACE in the Knesset sponsored Tu B’Shevat door decorating contest.  The students brought in a huge variety of recycled objects, divided them into categories, and planned our tree.  It was truly a collaborative effort!

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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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TuB’Shevat Field Trip

We went to the Tillie Fowler Regional Park in celebration of TuB’Shevat.  Our day began with a nature hike and views from the observation tower.  Back at the nature center we learned about animals in nature.

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3D Channukiyot

In class we learned about different designs of Channukiyot (Menorahs).  Next each student designed their own 3 dimentional Channukiya using the app Tinkercad. Next they used LED lights and a battery to light the first candle in their channukiya.   … 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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Polishing the silver

Here we are polishing the Choshen (breast plate) and Rimonim (bells) which decorate the Torah scroll.  We were helping prepare the Torah scrolls for Rosh HaShana.  Rosh HaShana is the Jewish new year and it is similar to New Year’s Day except … Continue reading

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