Tag: teamwork

Lighting up Camp

During the last two weeks of August, the Jewish Enrichment Center gathered for camp. It was really amazing to see how much children have grown over the summer and how excited and focused they were on exploring like the Jewish Scientists we (the younger children) learned about during the first week of camp. The following …

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Shorashim Loves to Play with Otiyot!

This week Shorashim could not get enough of our new אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters) materials! We brought in a large magnet board so we could play with our magnetic  אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters), and boy did our Shorashimers come up with some fun ways to play, starting with putting the  אותיות (otiyot – Hebrew letters) in …

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Recipe for an Anafim sukkah

One quick review of what the Early Rabbis thought a סוכה (sukkah) needed to include, drawing on several years of research and experience, Lots of long, straight sticks for the structure (expertly scavenged and stripped), and leafy branches to go on top,      A ball of twine, good lashing skills, and a few extra pairs of hands …

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Working Together: Anafim Saturday

This Saturday, Anafim got together for another one of our special evenings. Tonight ended up being all about team work.   FIRST the children were challenged to complete a no-bake blintz recipe, in complete SILENCE. To add to the challenge, they had to put the steps in order before they could start cooking. THEN they …

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