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Feb 22

New Faces in Beit Anafim

Anafim has had a flurry of new people to hear from and interact with in Beit Anafrim (3rd and 4th grade). In the past two weeks, we’ve had a guest Chevruta (study partner), a visitor sharing about her Passover Seders, and we’ve finally met our pen pals in Charlottesville, VA. (null)

 

This week, our guest shared a haggadah that she made created to meet the needs of all the different guests at her seder table–young and old, Jewish and non-Jewish, and people from all over the world. She showed off a book off the Four Questions in languages from around the world and we attempted to read in French and Spanish!

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Our Chevruta guest, seeing the children’s interest in what the Sisterhood actually is–beyond the Mahjongg game they see on Tuesdays– came back a few days later to share a full picture of what it means to participate in the Sisterhood. Anafim listened and asked some helpful follow-ups, like “How old is the Sisterhood?” and “How long have YOU been involved?” They definitely have a much better understanding of one way that grown-ups can stay involved in being Jewish as they grow up!

We’re so lucky to have a big community to learn from and learn with!

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