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September 25, 2017

Photo Credit: Congregation Beth Israel Tamid School of Jewish Studies

Some Jewish holidays lend themselves to celebrating with children: lighting candles and playing dreidel on Chanukah, sitting in the Sukkah and eating delicious treats, dressing in costume on Purim. Ot...

September 18, 2017

The holiday is almost here! (This year Rosh Hashanah begins Wednesday night, September 20 at sundown). Here are answers to 5 common questions your child (or friends) might ask you about Rosh Hashanah.

Question: Why don’t Jews celebrate New Year’s on January 1 like every...

September 13, 2017

The holidays are almost here. It can be overwhelming to figure out how to celebrate as a family. Help is here. Below are six ways to make Rosh Hashanah more meaningful.

  1. Surround yourself with music for the holidays. There are so many wonderful Rosh Hashanah songs on...

September 8, 2017

Gan Ami Early Childhood Education Program, Mequon Jewish Preschool, and Wisconsin Institute for Torah Study (WITS) started school this week. Wishing them a great year of learning and growing together. We are grateful for everything they do for our children and our comm...

September 5, 2017

 Photo from Mequon Jewish Preschool.

Did you go to preschool? I didn’t go to a Jewish preschool, but I remember watching a demolition crew tear down my preschool to make room for something else. I felt like someone punched me in the gut. All the memories in that buildin...

September 1, 2017

Bader Hillel High, Torah Academy of Milwaukee, and Yeshiva Elementary School started school this week. Wishing them a great year of learning and growing together. We are grateful for everything they do for our children and our community. Shabbat Shalom.

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