• Hey! Did you know that when local schools are out, we get to explore, create, imagine ALL. DAY. LONG.? Special Days are our super awesome full days of Jewish Enrichment when local schools are out. We do AMAZING projects, spend time outside, bake, and so much more! This year, our Special Days take us to Jewish communities around the world. At the beginning of November, we spent three days exploring the Jewish community of Morocco. What fabulous, fun days! Here's  [ MORE ]

  • By Nursery and Kindergarten Children Once Upon a Time... the princesses were getting their fancy dresses for Shabbat.  They decided to go camping for Shabbat.  They drove to their campsite in a fancy carriage called a Ferrari. They started unpacking their campsite and realized that they didn't have challah.  They had challah dough at their campsite, so they decided to make challah and let it rise over the campfire. They ate dinner.  Then they went to the aquarium and fed  [ MORE ]

  • Oh how wonderful to be back together for a full week of August Camp! Last week, children in 1st-5th grade explored mezuzah ("doorpost"). They hunted around the building for mezuzot, learned new techniques for clay, went on two AWESOME walking field trips to nearby playgrounds, and designed their own unique mezuzot. Children in nursery and kindergarten read favorite Shabbat stories to inspire their very own Shabbat production. They painted their own backdrops, designed costumes, and were delighted to perform for  [ MORE ]

  • Shavuot is coming in Shalom Chaverim ("Welcome, Friends!" for infants/toddlers)! We're baking cheesecakes Building really tall aronot (plural: arks) for the Torah Investigating Torah objects like the choshen (breastplate) and rimon (crown) and painting petals to use for our flower crowns. I can't wait to see how children explore next week!

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