Ben Serota

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Name: Ben Serota
Date registered: January 7, 2016

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  1. Letter-castles and famine in Egypt — February 10, 2016
  2. He could have gotten out sideways — February 3, 2016
  3. A wild beast visited Shorashim-Shteelim — January 28, 2016
  4. In came Yosef… — January 20, 2016
  5. The birthday of the trees! — January 13, 2016

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Feb 10

Letter-castles and famine in Egypt

This week in Shorashim-Shteelim has been one full of games,  עברית (Ivrit – Hebrew) and יוסף (Yosef – Joseph). With the story of יוסף moving further along, we have now arrived in Egypt, in prison, and have heard of Yosef’s doing with פרעה (Par’oh – Pharaoh). Here are some things the children said – “Par’oh was the …

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Feb 03

He could have gotten out sideways

This week in Shorahim-Shteelim, we continued the story of יוסף (Yosef – Joseph); we followed him to Egypt and heard what awaited him there.  Alongside that, we played and explored…   Here is one moment were the puppet-show corner took life…   Some of us went to the chapel and had a look at the תורה (Tora – …

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Jan 28

A wild beast visited Shorashim-Shteelim

Shorashim and Shteelim ventured into their second week of exploring the story of Yosef and his dreams. This week we continued with the story some more, and found out what kind of fate awaited Yosef after telling his dreams to his brothers and his father. We used different parts of the classroom to get to know …

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Jan 20

In came Yosef…

This has been an exciting week! This week marks the first week of a venture into a brand new Theme at the Jewish Enrichment Center – יוסף (Yosef – Joseph). For Shorashim and Shteelim, that also means that our בית (Bayit – Home) was redesigned so that our learning environment has new exploration opportunities of all different kinds … After המורה בן (HaMoreh …

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Jan 13

The birthday of the trees!

This week in Shorashim-Shteelim we introduced ט״ו בשבת (Tu-Bi’Shvat)- the BIRTHDAY of the עצים (Etseem – trees)! How exciting! After finding out about the different ways in which עצים (Etseem – trees) give us presents in our lives, we explored different ways of celebrating the trees’ birthday. we had our own Garden, to plant different …

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Jan 07

“Mar’ah” in Shorashim-Shteelim

This week we started playing מראה (Mar’ah – Mirror). In a space where we let out our energies and let our גוף (Guf – Body) loose, we also learn to be controlling of our גוף (Guf – Body) and to be attentive of others’ גוף (Guf – Body). While the rest of the class served as a respectful audience and …

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