For those of you who have been following the progress of the Heschel Hatches initiative, we have exciting news! Most of our eggs have hatched, and we have released them from the incubation trays to swim around in the hatchery tank. These newly hatched eggs are now called Alevin. (I
The Megillah (The Book of Esther) prescribes “the sending of portions one person to another, and gifts to the poor” (9:22). According to halacha, each adult must give two different foods to one person, and two charitable donations to two poor people. The food parcels are c
In correlation with our Tu Bishvat lessons, the JK classes studied Day 3 of Creation… “Day 3 land and plants appeared..” The class read the story The Seed by Eric Carle and made Day 3 pictures based on Eric Carle’s style of illustrating his work. The children then used t
As I reflect on the past week, I am filled with joy and optimism for a phenomenal year ahead! Our teachers and staff worked extremely hard to ensure that we were equipped to open our doors on Tuesday morning and we were greeted with enthusiasm, new and familiar faces. Here are a few i
Thanks to our incredible co-chairs, volunteers, staff and families, Mitzvah Day 2012 was a meaningful success! Please check out the video here and leave your comments either to this blog post or on the YouTube site. Todah Rabbah!