On this first day in March, the students came to school today with a new found energy and ruach. We began with Leo telling us about his sister’s Bat-Mitzvah followed by a quick Havdalah ritual. The students are growing more confident at that by the week.
Saturday was a meaningful Shabbat session as the students had the honor of watching Hey student
Julia Aptekar become a Bat Mitzvah. Ashley, Ruthie, and Sammy performed
an abbreviated service in the chapel and then joined the main
In class today we switched things up. Rabbi Weill, our guide in teaching Maariv was unable to make it to our class today so we reviewed the service on
our own. We made a bit of a game out of it by allowing the kids to use