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Posted Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021 2:30:00 PM
Fourth graders in Judaic Studies spent time brainstorming and reviewing Parashat Lech Lecha to better understand the "who, what, when, where, and how" of Abram and Sarai's journey to Canaan...
Posted Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 7:00:00 AM
Pre-K Tzahov is learning about Bereshit! This week the children explored the first and second day, in which Hashem created light and dark and the sky and water. They experimented with drawing with chalk on black paper...
Posted Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 6:30:00 AM
This year, we are taking our Hallel virtual experience to the next level. Last year, the Lower School recited Hallel from their classrooms with Moreh Ben on Zoom. This year, we are implementing the hybrid Hallel experience in the KJ sanctuary...
Posted Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 6:30:00 AM
Tuesday's mishmar was a "hands-on" Torah and science lab about etrog-lemon hybrids! The group learned about flower and citrus fruit anatomy and about how this allows crosses between species to be formed...
Posted Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021 10:30:00 AM
This morning, in honor of Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan, 6-8 grade girls gathered for a wonderful and meaningful women's tefilla. Everyone was actively engaged and it was beautiful to feel the "ruach" that filled the room.
Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:26:00 PM
Middle School students participating in Mishna Yomit just celebrated the completion of their study of Masechet Eruvin, the 14th masechet for our seventh graders, and third for our sixth graders. Dealing with the various types of eruv, this tractate is considered among the three most difficult in the Babylonian Talmud, and one not often learned by students of this age....
Posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:51:00 PM
Mazal tov to Avi F-K for coming in first place in the 8th grade division of the national competition of Chidon HaTanach! Avi will compete next Yom Haatzmaut in Jerusalem at the international competition. Kol Hakavod!
Posted Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021 1:13:00 PM
Students throughout the Lower School conducted model seders incorporating many beautiful rituals they learned in preparation for the real thing with their families. We hope your celebration and seeing what they have learned, brought you much nachat. To view a video of second graders in Beer Sheva and Binyamina reciting Kiddush...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 7:13:00 PM
This week students joined Rabbi Stavsky for a Pre Pesach Mishmar over Zoom. Rabbi Stavsky led students in a close reading of the verses describing the events of Kriat Yam Suf (Splitting of the Sea) and the concluding verses of the Shirat HaYam (Song of the Sea) that Bnai Yisrael sang afterwards. To address the questions raised, students studied Ibn Ezra's writings...
Posted Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 7:48:00 PM
Our Middle School Torah Bowl had its first formal meet of the year. The students studied Parshiot Shlach, Korach, Chukat, and Balak and every Rashi! Both the girls' and boys' teams answered many questions correctly, and the points we earned will be added to our total score for the year. Our next meet will take place after Pesach and cover the rest of Sefer Bamidbar. What amazing learning l'shma by our students...
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