Category Archives: All Religious School News

Mitkadem Update

Dear Parents, Wednesday at Hebrew school was busy and productive. We began the day in Tefilah where a student who had an upcoming Bat Mitzvah led the services. After Tefilah, we returned to class, where we played a game of Jewpardy to review Mitkadem words as a warm up, and worked on our Mitkadem binders. We also enjoyed…
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Win Tickets to the Kennedy Center!

Temple Shalom is holding a raffle to help support those who cannot otherwise afford religious school expenses. Win Tickets to the Kennedy Center Raffle ticket = $20 a ticket or 3 for $50 (discount for multiples) BUY A RAFFLE TICKET NOW! 3 winners will be announced on Sunday, December 17 at 8:00 p.m. Each winner…
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6th grade update

Dear Parents, I want to remind you that you are invited to join us this Sunday for a chance to see what is happening in our class. The students will be presenting the parody songs they are working hard on and we will also have a time to talk without the students about plans for…
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School Email 5778 – November 8, 2017

One does not keep children from school even to build the Temple.  ~Talmud, Tractate Shabbat Rabbi Rachel's Message What a wonderful weekend at Temple Shalom! Friday at Tot Shabbat we had the chance to read our very own Laura Gehl's Koala Challah. We had a great turnout for our potluck with plenty of food to share.…
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Tuesday Mitkadem Letter 11/7/17 Barbara Miller

Dear Parents, It was great to see most of your children back here. (Lila, I hope you feel better soon). It was rather lonely last week. Rabbi Ackerman led tefilah in the chapel. One question the Rabbi asked the group was "What does the prayer Shmoneh Esray mean? Ellesar was able to answer her because…
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Tuesday November 7th

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is staying warm as winter starts to creep in. Yesterday was a very productive class for us at Hebrew School. The afternoon started as usual, in the Chapel with all the students for Tefillah. Once we returned to our classroom, we reviewed our lesson from last week and continued on…
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Temple Shalom Fifth Grade Family Email

Hi Fifth Grade Families! I hope everyone had a wonderful Tikun Olam Day!  We can't wait to hear about students' experiences next Sunday. We've uploaded all the videos and letters for our twin school to the google folder!! Students who did not write or record a message are encouraged to record a brief video or…
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School Email 5778 – November 1, 2017

One does not keep children from school even to build the Temple.  ~Talmud, Tractate Shabbat Rabbi Rachel's Message Don't forget to RSVP  TODAY for the November 3  First Friday potluck!! We look forward to seeing everyone there! Tikkun Olam Day is this SUNDAY!  This serves as religious school for all ages and grades and lasts…
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Temple Shalom Fifth Grade Family Email

Dear Fifth Grade Families, This past Sunday: This past Sunday we continued learning about Israel’s Law of Return.  We looked at some specific case studies of the application of the Law of Return throughout various time periods from across the world.  Students participated in a gallery walk highlighting video and article excerpts of events such…
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Temple Shalom Kindergarten Scoop Week of 10/29

Shalom everyone, Here are highlights from this past Sunday's class: Music with Ms. Emily-we learned Modeh Ani (morning prayer), "Thank You God", Hebrew body parts song, the Splat Song (about an apple falling from a tree in Hebrew) Signed a class brit (agreement) of our class rules that everyone came up with: Be respectful, kind, and a…
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