Hinda Young

Author's details

Name: Hinda Young
Date registered: August 23, 2013
URL: http://jewishenrichment

Latest posts

  1. Anafim 5774 Hashavat Aveidah Presentation — June 9, 2014
  2. Anafim Roundup — June 6, 2014
  3. Anafim in action! — May 29, 2014
  4. Anafim accepts a challenge! — May 22, 2014
  5. Anafim rocks out with the the rabbis — May 15, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Pesach is in the air in Anafim! — 1 comment
  2. Sharing the Chanukah spirit in beit Anafim — 1 comment
  3. Progress on final projects — 1 comment
  4. Torah Scholars and Interpreters in Anafim — 1 comment
  5. A finished project in Beit Anafim — 1 comment

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Mar 20

Translating Big Ideas

After the incredible excitement of Purim (our Anafimers who read Megilla did a fabulous job!), Anafim needed to get right back in the game. We had a special celebration on Monday and then, in a mad dash, we finished up our Beit Knesset projects throughout the week. Ill wait to unveil photos and other media …

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Mar 13

Progress on final projects

  Our final project is moving forward. We started by imagining a beit knesset space that reflected the Anafimers’ ideas about how they felt inside a beit knesset. To visually represent those feelings we painted the walls of our beit knesset with colors depicting our feelings, mixing colors and shading to show intensity of emotion, as …

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Mar 06

Final project begins in Anafim

  As an educator, I sometimes find it really challenging to get good pictures of the children as we go about our day in Anafim. Sure, as we have downtime, I can get a picture of children immersed in books. I have great photos of the children working on their daily jobs! Even better are …

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Feb 27

Ivrit Progress in Anafim

  Sometimes as we engage in explorations it is hard to see the progress we make. That’s why, when we do make measurable progress, it is that much more exciting! This week, the Anafimers were able to see themselves how much they have accomplished in Ivrit. Let’s see how they got to the point where …

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Feb 20

Anafim Travels to Toledo, Spain

This week Anafim began exploring a new Beit Knesset in Toledo, Spain. The El Transito Beit Knesset, built in 1357, still stands intact. The children received a new packet for their research journals and immersed themselves in looking at pictures and thinking about what made this Beit Knesset special.  Some children were captivated by the …

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Feb 13

Anafim full steam ahead!

  Two weeks ago, Anafim started a new Hebrew book with new vocabulary. In the past two weeks the children have been flying through the books! This week the children began using puppets to read Hebrew with their friends.   There is so Much enthusiasm in the room! The children enter, read a Hebrew message …

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Feb 06

Anafim delves deeper

    At the end of the week Anafim shares kibud (snack) with one Nitzanimer. She told us about the work that Nitzanim had been doing, exploring the different areas of the Beit Knesset and recording the uses of each room in an adventure journal. The Anafimers reached for their research journals to see if the …

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Jan 23

Anafim begins a new theme

This week flew by in a whirl of motion. There was so much palpable excitement in the air! Unveiling a beautiful yetzirah project, fantastic Ivrit activities, new mischakim (games), and finally, the start of a really exciting new theme. When Anafim entered on Tuesday they were greeted by a whole range of objects from a בֵּית כְּנֶסֶת …

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Jan 16

Anafim celebrates Tu B’shvat

What a packed week celebrating Tu B’shvat! We spent the beginning of the week making recycling bins for our friends in Nitzanim and Shorashim. We repurposed planters that we had made for Tu B’shvat 5772 and decorated them using recycled materials.   The Anafimers thought of so many ways to live in accordance with the …

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Jan 09

Welcome Back, Anafim!

After a long and snowy break, Anafim is excited to be back at the Jewish Enrichment Center! With Tu B’Shvat just around the corner, Anafim has begun to think carefully about how we celebrate and preserve our natural resources. The Jewish idea of Bal Tashchit, (בל תשחית) the prohibition to waste, has been our focus. We …

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