Tag Archive: Shalom Chaverim

Nov 19

Signs of Hanukkah in Shalom Chaverim

The children in Shalom Chaverim busied themselves preparing for Hanukkah this week. Children had the chance to explore playdough and Hanukkah candles. “It’s Hanukkah! See the candles!” observed one Shalom Chaverim child. As we worked, we counted our candles in English and Hebrew. Then there were Hanukkah stamps to explore. Children are beginning to catch …

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Mar 14

Mah Tovu: Made By Our Community, For Our Community

Every group of the Jewish Enrichment Center participated in Yetzirah this week- it was pretty extraordinary! Through out this Boker Tov unit we have focused on ourselves: how we treat others and how the Modeh Ani prayer resonates with us individually. And there’s no better way to wrap up the unit than with a communal activity …

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Oct 30

The בראשית Story (Jewish Enrichment Center-style)

Today we read the first story of Creation. We took out the Torah and read the story directly from its source, in Hebrew and in English (abridged). The children had three jobs in today’s story: To say, “טוב!” (“And God saw it was טוב.”) To conclude each day’s creation with the Torah’s phrase, “ויהי ערב ויהי …

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Oct 30

In the Beginning – בראשית

Today we read the first story in the Torah – בראשית! Today we saw the first word in the Torah – בראשית! Shorashim came in with Breishit banners

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