Category Archives: Religious School

Religious School News Week of December 17, 2019

Students had a great week! Last Wednesday our upper grades worked hard on their Hebrew reading and prayer. On Saturday we had a wonderful Consecration Havdalah where our 4 th graders received their very own prayer books. We are very proud of … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of December 10, 2019

This last week, students in all grades continued working on their Hebrew. Grades 2/3 learned another letter. Grades 4/5 continued working on reading prayers and Hebrew sight words. Grade 7 worked on reading and chanting prayers.  All are doing great! … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of December 3, 2019

In December, our Religious School invites the congregation to join us for some exciting events: On Saturday, December 14, at 4:30 pm, please join us for a Consecration Havdalah Ceremony. Our 4th-5th graders will receive their very own prayer books. We hope … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of November 26, 2019

Last week, students in all grades continued working on their Hebrew. Grade 2/3 read and discussed another Torah story. Most of the 4th-7th graders finished their challah trays. We will spray them with a food-safe sealant and send them home … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of November 19, 2019

Hebrew learning continues in all grades. The 2nd / 3rd grade class learned a new letter and their first “final” letter. They also worked on learning some common Hebrew words. Grades 4-7 continue to work on fluency. They also continued … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of November 12, 2019

Our 2nd – 3rd graders learned 5 Hebrew letters and 2 vowels so far! They practiced reading combinations of letters and vowels, and read the word “Shabbat” in Hebrew.  They also continued to work on their first picture for their … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of November 5, 2019

Last Sunday we started something new in Religious School. Not only will we begin our Sunday mornings with Havdalah, we will also begin with some prayers. Students will learn how prayers are chanted, along with the origins of the prayers … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of October 29, 2019

As always, things at the MCJC Religious School are hopping! Last Sunday after Havdalah, students had a chance to practice the Barchu (Call to Prayer) and the Shema as a whole group, and also in smaller class groups. In addition, … Continue reading

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Try This At Home: Which Fall Holiday Is It?

WHICH FALL HOLIDAY IS IT? Rosh Hashanah – R | Yom Kippur – Y Sukkot – S | Simchat Torah – T THEMES: Forgiveness              ______ Thankfulness            ______ New beginnings      ______ Torah celebration   ______ OBJECTS: Etrog                          ______ Apples and honey   ______ … Continue reading

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Religious School News Week of October 8, 2019

L’Shanah Tovah! We hope everyone had a wonderful Rosh HaShanah. It was great seeing many of our students at services. UPCOMING: Wednesday, October 9 – No School – Yom Kippur Sunday, October 13Parents, please plan on joining us for a … Continue reading

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