• In Nitzanim ("Buds" for 1st-2nd grades) last week we got to try out a new yetzirah (art/creativity) material: watercolor crayons! They can be drawn with like crayons, but when water is added they start acting like watercolors. We started by showing the children a few techniques they could do: draw on the paper and then add water with a brush, put water on the paper with a brush and then draw on it, press harder or lighter with the crayon,  [ MORE ]

  • This week, children of all ages have been celebrating Sukkot at the Jewish Enrichment Center! In Nitzanim ("Buds" for 1st-2nd grade), we've been working on our Sukkot Ivrit (Hebrew) vocabularly: Explored the lulav and etrog ("what does it smell like?"): Baked special treats for the community to share in the sukkah: And even used dried lulavim from last year's Sukkot to paint! And of course, we've so enjoyed getting to sing and celebrate as a whole community in the sukkah!

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