Category Archives: All Religious School News

Tuesday Mitkadem Weekly Update

Good Morning! I hope you all had a meaningful Yom Kippur.  With the holidays, I didn't get an email sent out last week, but now that we are in the swing of things, you should (hopefully) get one each week. Because of scheduling this week, we had two students from the Wednesday class in our…
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School Email 5778 — October 4, 2017

One does not keep children from school even to build the Temple. ~~ Talmud, Tractate Shabbat Rabbi Rachel's Message I hope you all had a meaningful Yom Kippur. Sukkot begins tonight and we hope that you will join us for services at 6:30 pm followed by a 7 pm BYO dinner in the sukkah.  OUR FIRST…
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Chai School Shabbaton

Dear 8th and 9th Grade Parents: For the last five years, at the request of our Chai School students, we added a Shabbaton (overnight at the Temple) at the beginning of the year in addition to our retreat which is a few months away. These overnights have been critical for forging bonds in and across…
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Wednesday Mitkadem, 10/4//17 Barbara Miller

Dear Parents, Everyone had a great time this past Wednesday. Please remember that this Wednesday our afternoon also begins at 5PM but you may drop your child off earlier. Additionally, the service is longer for Simchat Torah so our day will end at 8PM. Please let the office know in advance how many slices of…
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Temple Shalom Fifth Grade Sunday School

Dear Fifth Grade Families, This past Sunday: We had so much fun at our Sukkot celebration! After building the sukkah, we had a discussion about the themes and symbols of Sukkot, and how they relate to our lives. We then had a blast decorating the sukkah, including making a giant paper chain that almost wrapped…
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Tuesday Mitkadem 10/3/2017

Dear Families, Today we had a great class! Students were focused in binders, practiced reading prayers, searched for Hebrew roots in longer words, and learned about new Hebrew prefixes such as b' (in), and ha' (and). During our mini-lesson we talked about “Ushpizin” which is Aramaic for “guests". This idea is a reference to the seven guests, “founding fathers” of…
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Thanks for Making Sukkot So Much Fun!

Hello Families, Thank you all so much for attending and making our Sukkot class so successful for the students! During our breakout session, the 3rd Grade discussed the holiday of Sukkot using the attached review document! The students impressed me with all the information they already knew. Then we read the book the Shanghai Sukkah by Heidi…
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Tuesday Mitkadem Letter 10/3/17 Barbara Miller

Dear Parents, Everyone met in the chapel for tefilah led by Rabbi Rachel. She began by asking what students had learned/experienced during Yom Kippur. We were then led in several prayers before heading back to class. In class we worked on our Hebrew numbers before setting up our Mitkadem notebooks. Setting up included decorating them…
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Temple Shalom 3rd grade Wednesday Hebrew

Hi, 3rd Grade Wednesday Hebrew Parents Just a reminder that this Wednesday, October 4 we will meet from 5:00 PM-7:30 PM UNISESSION INCLUDING EREV SUKKOT SERVICE AND DINNER. Class time: 5:00 to 6:30pm Services:    6:30 to 7:00pm Dinner in the Sukkah:   7:00pm to 7:30pm (Pizza for Dinner… please let us know how many slices for…
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