MONTCLAIR JEWISH WORKSHOP

The Basics

  • Yarmulkes, tallit, tefillin, tzitzit: what are these about?
  • Tu B’Shvat
  • Jewish symbols: chai, hamesh hand, mezuzah, Star of David
  • Jewish values: kindness (chesed), good deeds
  • Mitzvahs
  • Jewish value: tolerance (vs. prejudice)
  • Bible story: Moses/Exodus (for Passover)
  • Passover: model seder
  • Jewish foods
  • Bible story: Noah’s ark
  • Yom Kippur
  • What does being Jewish mean?
  • The Torah: what is it?
  • Bible story: Adam & Eve, Garden of Eden
  • Jewish value: Charity/Tzedakah
  • Jewish value: Lashon Hara (against gossip)
  • Discussion: Hanukkah & Christmas
  • Bible Stories: Sarah, Rebecca
  • Bible Stories: Rachel, Leah, Ruth
  • Hebrew
  • Bible story: the Tower of Babel
  • Yiddish
  • Purim
  • The Ten Commandments
  • Jewish humor: Chelm stories
  • Jewish folk-dances and folk songs
  • Shavuot

 3RD/4TH GRADE

5TH/6TH GRADE

7TH GRADE/GRADUATION

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