Religious School

22 September 2015

Days of Awe by Steve Dannon

Posted in Religious School

So there I sat on this last Wednesday night, eating my dinner at Temple. As usual, which is always a special treat, kids from my last year’s class join some of the kids from this year’s class as we all eat dinner together.

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23 October 2014

Reflections on the 9th Grade Trip to the Big Apple!

Written by Debbie Massarano, Posted in Religious School

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Upon landing in New York City last Friday, we dumped our bags at the hotel and Rabbi Brown, our 9th graders, and I headed directly to the “Top of the Rock” – the observation point on the top of Rockefeller Center. Rabbi Brown pointed out all the key places – Central Park, the upper West Side, the Empire State Building, the Lower East side, and Ellis Island and the Stature of Liberty.

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03 September 2014

Religious School Report

Posted in Religious School

Debbie1We are very excited to get this new year of Jewish education underway. We are here to work with you to raise up the next generation of people living ethically and Jewishly connected. We recognize this is a partnership between you, your family and our congregation and we cannot do this alone. We have created an educational program that supports our common Jewish values, builds community and connection, while also building skills and knowledge for all our students. To that end, we have carefully crafted family participation this year. We hope you will join us when you are able.

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08 April 2014

Jewish Trivia Contest

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in Religious School

The 14th Annual Jewish Trivia Contest, hosted by B’nai B’rith Omaha, is fast approaching.

Click through for more information on how to sign up!

13 March 2014

Purim Carnival

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in Religious School

This year's Purim Carnival was a HUGE success! Great thanks to everyone who donated a prize or volunteered in order to make it such a fun experience for our kids.

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15 January 2014

Tu B'Shevat Seder

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in Religious School

On Wednesday, January 15, Rabbis Azriel and Brown led grades 7-12 and the adult education class in a seder in celebration of Tu B'shevat. The rabbis explained the purpose of the holiday and why we eat fruit and nuts on this day.

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09 December 2013

Temple Israel Contestants Prepare for B'nai B'rith Bible Quiz

Written by David Golbitz, Posted in Religious School

Rabbi Aryeh Azriel held a Bible Quiz study session with high school students Sol Marburg, Justin Norton, Isaac Rogers and Josie Slovut on Sunday. The Quiz is December 11, 7 p.m., at the JCC. Good luck to our contestants!

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