Atid Learning Center Update Feb 8, 2017
Teacher: Limor Dahan
-enjoyed doing a activity sheet with a picture of a apple tree, each apple in the tree had a Hebrew letter, the kids had to find the correct letters to spell the word tapochim (apples in Hebrew) and color the letters red
– had a great rehearsal for Youth Shabbat with the Cantor . The kids did a lovely job learning the blessings and the songs, please join us on February 11 for Youth Shabbat.
-read a book on Judah and his almond tree, the kids decorated almond trees that will be used as centerpieces at the lunch following Youth Shabbat.
Kitah Bet (3-4)
Teacher: Meirav Shahar
-discussed the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shvat
-read a book about how plants give energy, food and oxygen to the world
-rehearsed for Youth Shabbat on Saturday
-to celebrate the environment, we planted parsley seeds which should grow and be ready to use for Passover and decorated recycled containers to use as pots
-went over the letter “tet”
Our tzedakah total as of today: $236.88!….Lets keep that going!
Kitah Gimel (5-6)
Teacher: Yosef Landy
-discussed acharayut (responsibility) in relationship to the Torah story of Judah and Benjamin
-our text tells the story in a newspaper article style, role playing, I interviewed the students to pretend that they were a part of the story and imagine how each person would respond to the questions
-we had Youth Shabbat rehearsal
-continuing with the discussion of Israels conflicts and security, we discussed the pros and cons of building a security fence
-explored the idea of pidyon sh’vuyim (redeeming captives)
Mark Your Calendar:
Saturday, February 11/ Youth Shabbat/ Game Shabbat
Saturday, February 25th/ Torah Club
Order your Mishloach Manot by March 1. For details click here.
Purim Art Contest, deadline Feb. 28
For the entire Purim schedule click here.