• From Moreh Ezra Kiers: In Anafim v'Alonim (“Branches and Oak Trees” for children in 3rd-5th grades), we've been diving deep into our fall Torah theme, Rivkah. The children have read and explored texts from Breishit כ׳׳ד, Breishit כ׳׳ה, and Breishit כ׳׳ז (Genesis 24, Genesis 25, and Genesis 27).  Children have begun to develop their skills working with clay as a modality to explore their ideas about the text. They're working together to brainstorm big questions... ... and getting ready to start working on their  [ MORE ]

  • At this time of the year, the Jewish Enrichment Center is celebrating Sukkot together! In Anafim v'Alonim (“Branches and Oak Trees” for children in 3rd-5th grades), we're working on building our own sukkah -- a sukkat shalom (shelter of peace). Over the last few weeks, we've been discussing: What is a shelter of peace? What brings us shalom (peace)? What can we do to help bring shalom to our community?  This week, we got to practice enacting our community agreement... Children  [ MORE ]

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