Category Archives: 7th Grade News

7th Grade Update 10-8

Dear 7th grade families, In class this week, we began discussing how stereotypes and prejudice can lead to antisemitism. We watched part of the 1992 classic movie School Ties starring Brendan Fraser, Chris O’Donnell, a pre-Good Will Hunting Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, and many other young actors of the 1990s. The movie portrays the institutional antisemitism in the…
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7th Grade Update 9/24

Dear 7th Grade families, This week in our class we spent some more time getting to know each other and what is important to us and our identities.  We each created an advertising campaign slogan of our identities and then presented them to the group. It was interesting to see which famous slogans many of…
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Yom Kippur

As many of you know we are having a food drive on Yom Kippur through the Manna Food Center. They will be providing is with a truck that we will use to collect food donations. The truck will at the Temple from about 9:30 am to 5 pm on Yom  Kippur and we are in…
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Temple Shalom 7th Grade Sunday School: Part 2

Dear Families, We were so excited to introduce ourselves that we forgot to include some important information in our last email. Please take a moment to read the information below. We are looking forward to meeting everyone at the Community Kickoff this Sunday, September 17, from 9:00-12:00. Please note that students (and adults!) will be able to…
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Temple Shalom 7th Grade Sunday School: Part 1

Dear Families, We are so excited to introduce ourselves as the 7th grade Sunday school teachers for the 2017-2018 school year! This year, the 7th graders will be learning about the Holocaust in the context of their own identities as Jews and global citizens. We have so many great activities planned, including the 7th grade retreat,…
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Garden Gathering and Meet & Greet – CORRECTED ADDRESS

Dear B’nai Mitzvah Families, Rabbi Franken, Rabbi Ackerman, Scott Kravetz and I are looking forward to greeting you on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at our home: 1106 Hawlings Road, Brookeville, MD 20833. Phone: 301-774-0352. Please plan on it taking you 45 minutes to get there: Take New Hampshire (605) North all the way past Brighton…
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Garden Gathering for 7th & 8th Grade Families

Join us for a Garden Gathering for 7th & 8th Grade Families (students, siblings & parents) and Meet and Greet with Rabbi John Franken Mon., September 4, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon (with lunch) at the home of Cantor Lisa & Andy Levine 106 Hawlings Road Brookeville, MD 20833 301-774-0352 Please RSVP (yes/no) to…
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