Category Archives: All Religious School News

Mitkadem update

We had a fun and productive afternoon at Hebrew School. We began the afternoon in Tefilah where the October and November Bnai Mitzvah led us in a recitation of Birkot haShachar (morning blessings) in preparation for leading their services.  When back in the classroom, we began with a warm up. Students had a list of the seven…
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School Email 5778 – October 18, 2017

One does not keep children from school even to build the Temple.  ~Talmud, Tractate Shabbat   Rabbi Rachel's Message We are gearing up for a great Shabbaton (overnight) with the 8th and 9th graders this weekend. For those who are new, all of our students in 4th-12th grades have at least one Shabbaton (overnight at…
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Wednesday Mitkadem, 10/18/17 Barbara Miller

Dear Families, It was great to see everyone (minus Seth) today. The kids missed Seth but it was great that he came yesterday. Please note that if you have a conflict on Wednesday please do what Seth did and come on Tuesday. We had tefilah in the chapel led by two seventh graders who are…
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Tuesday Mitkadem Letter 10/17//17 Barbara Miller

Dear Parents, We met in the chapel for tefilah led by Rabbi Rachel. In class we continued the discussion begun in the chapel and our mini-lesson was reviewing the vowels.  The class worked on a paper that now is being kept in their notebook for reference. Three students read with me and I want to…
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Tuesday Mitkadem 10/17/2017

Dear Families, We had a great class today. During Mitkadem binders, the students in Ramah 5 beautifully read the Kiddush. Make sure you continue to practice at home! During our mini-lesson the students heard that a teacher from another class was out because her mother is sick. They wanted to make cards for the teacher…
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Mitkadem update

Dear Parents, Our Wednesday afternoon at Hebrew School was fun and productive. We began the afternoon by working in our Mitkadem binders. We accomplished a lot! Each student completed at least one full activity, and some students completed two activities. We had our brief hafsakah  (break) and then played Jewpardy to review Mitkadem words. After working in…
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Temple Shalom 2nd grade Sunday, 10/15

Hi, Temple Shalom’s 2ND GRADE Families: We had a wonderful class on Sunday.  It was busy and lots of fun.  We began our class time with Dance.  It is fun to see the students moving to the music. In continuing our lesson regarding the Jewish Year.  We reviewed Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat…
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Religious School Recap 10/15

Dear families, We started class this week by having a discussion with the students about some of the stressors they encounter in their daily lives. Some students indicated that they felt stressed out about practicing or planning for their bar/bat mitzvahs. It was helpful for the students to see that they were not alone in…
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