Jewish Education Blog

Birthday's are a big deal for kids. As adults, somehow only the "milestones" get a lot of attention.

What about when places have birthday's?

I have vivid memories of the Bicentennial in the US. That year everything was bedecked in red, white, and blue.

I also have strong...

February 26, 2018

Teaching opportunities are all around us. Seize the moment and take that minute or two for instruction or review. There are many ways to stimulate a child’s thinking, have them question things, or to enhance their learning.

Like many families, taking their youngsters to...

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...

August 28, 2017

Pictured: Shinshin working with Hebrew school students at Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid School of Jewish Studies.

I don’t know about other Hebrew schools, but for me (35 years ago) Hebrew school wasn't always the most fun place to be. But times are changing! Today,...

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