Yom Hashoa

Rather than sharing my thoughts about the inspirational speaker Irene Z., please read the responses from our students.   [embeddoc url=”https://ojcsheadofjewishstudies.edublogs.org/files/2020/04/Thank-You-Irene-Grade-8.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google” ]

Fun learning about being Jewish

Shalom I am hoping everyone’s transition back to school has been ok.  One of the things I have been working on (hopefully)   fun relevant videos for you and your children. The first video is from the sound of music.    I am also including questions you can ask your children based on the song.  Enjoy … [Read more…]

Parsha and Pancakes

This week we introduced the Parsha and Pancake program. Twice a week the students can learn about relevant concepts of the weekly  Parsha while eating breakfast.   In Parshat Vayechi the participants learned about the importance of Grandparents and Sibling Relationships.  Jacob, (Grandpa) blessed his grandchildren.  Unlike other siblings in the Torah, Menashe and Ephraim, got … [Read more…]

Celebrating Tfilah

WHere are the harps, the drums, the horns, the string instruments? During the time of the Temple, Jews celebrated Tfilah with song and dance. Recently our Tfilah members have created dances to some of the Tfilot. Enjoy