April 7 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 we continued to learn about Passover and how to sing “Ma Nishtana”, with assistance from Avishai. We also learned the word נר (candle) and made...

March 31 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 we continued our discussion of Ma Nishtana and other traditions on Passover. We also enjoyed a fun baking session where we made delicious kosher for...

March 24 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 we learned the letter מ and a fun new word: Matzah! We began to sing Ma Nishtana and also had a great visit with the...

March 3rd in Grade 1

This Sunday morning in grade one, parents and students spent the morning learning about Havdallah with Debbie and Lisa. After some stories, each student created their own Havdallah candle, spice...

February 24 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 we talked about how the ceremony of Havdallah incorporates all of our five senses. We drank grape juice (and learned the prayer), smelled besamim (spices),...

February 10 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1, we discussed disabilities. We talked about what different kind of disabilities  look like, and that some may not be visible. We also had a fun...

February 3 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 we learned a new letter, כ, and some words associated with it, like “kipah” and “kelev” (dog). We also talked about how we show our...

January 27 in Grade 1

This week in grade 1 we had a special treat: one of our madrichim read the class a story and lead a discussion about it. We also did a whole...

January 20 in Grade 1

This week in Grade 1 was all about Tu Bshvat. We started with a fun game about how to sort things into garbage, recycling, and compost. We also played another...

January 13 in Grade 1

In Grade 1 we caught up on what everyone did over the break! Then we discussed some of the rituals around Havdallah (and sent home a family activity with discussions...

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