Category Archive: Rivkah

Jun 12

HaSefer Sheli (My Book)

At some point this past week your child(ren) probably brought home a whole mess of totally awesome stuff they created at the Jewish Enrichment Center over the past year. One of them most definitely was their HaSefer Sheli. They completed this book in Yetzirah to review all those great things they learned and remember fun …

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May 15

Ha Safair Sheli הספר שלי (My Book)

As the Jewish Enrichment Center comes to its last month of 5774, in Yetzirah all of the children are reflecting and showing off what they’ve learned! They have started making some what of a memory book that they are calling הספר שלי (Ha Sefair Sheli, My Book). In this book we will revisit each theme (from Rivkah, to Beit …

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Dec 19

Shorashim Knows Their Colors!

This week Shorashim practiced their צבעים (tzevaim – colors)!  We did a lot of work matching objects of the same צבע (tzeva – color), such as the אדום (adom – red) match a Shorashimer is working on here!   In Yetzirah with Morah Naomi we identified different צבעים (tzevaim – colors) on the big rug.  Here friends are hopping from כתום …

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Dec 19

New Nitzanim Hebrew Challenges

This past week in Nitzanim we’ve been having fun with some brand new עברית (Ivrit-Hebrew) challenges, all about צבעים (Tzvaim – Colors)! Here, Nitzanim learns about their new challenge!  They need to match the צבע on one card with the שם (shem – name) of that צבע on the other. The boy in the picture above is matching the word on …

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Dec 19

Nitzanim & Tzeva’im (Colors)

Nitzanim has been coming up with awesome ideas for bringing light to other people, the Jewish Enrichment Center, and 5200 S Hyde Park! Lately they’ve made cake and delivered the goodies with a message “We made these for you! We thought it would bring light to you!” They also made an Alef-Bet chart and a …

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Dec 19

Anafim puts on a play

Our Wednesday Anafimers have spent time in an amazing extended yetzirah (art/expression) project. As the project wrapped up it became clear the Anafimers had other talents itching to be unleashed, and a dramatic production was in order! Morah Hinda read the chassidic story “Mendel the Thief” in which the thief sets out to trick the …

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Dec 13

Stories in Anafim

As the absolutely spellbinding story of Rivkah winds up in Anafim we have branched out to other stories that either relate to our Rivkah story or are just plain enjoyable! Every Tuesday when all 12 Anafimers attend, we begin our time at the Jewish Enrichment Center with Z’man Boded, time for each child to be …

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Dec 12

Shorashim Counts in Hebrew!

This week Shorashim had lots of practice counting in Hebrew through many different activities.  One of the most popular activities was hopscotch!   The challenge was that you had to say the numbers in Hebrew as you jumped on them.   Shorashim had winter in mind, playing “snowball” games in which we either tossed the “snowball” …

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Dec 12

Rivkah Theme Finale! Join Us!

The Anafim children have finished all of their yetzirah projects for our Rivkah theme, and we can’t wait to show them off! Join us on Sunday, Dec 15th at 9am to explore the Jewish Enrichment Center children’s ideas, quotes, drawings, sculptures and pictures of them in action! Here’s a teaser! An Anafimer boy sketched Rivkah’s …

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Dec 11

Nitzanim Tackle Big Questions

On Tuesday, Nitzanim went back to visit the Torah. In small groups, we searched for our main character’s names (Yitzchak, Ya’akov, Rivkah, Esav), which we’ve been practicing reading. While reflecting on the story and at its source, our children wondered about big question: is the story real? After some processing in our first group, one …

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