D’var Torah: Rabbi Ed Gelb (Beshalach)
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In this week’s Torah portion, Beshalach, the Israelites escape from Egypt across the sea. After the escape, the Torah says,…

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IMG_8907 Super Bowl Science Scores Big at the Lower School
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Lower Division Science Specialist Steve Lechner kicked off the week with a lesson in Super Bowl Science. Steve set up…

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IMG_6602 Airport Code SSDS K-1: How the Lower School Got Its Own Airport
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by Sondra Kaminsky (Kindergarten Teacher) It began when were walking from the music room to the science room, up the…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Beth Naditch (Bo)
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When one of my children was in kindergarten, learning from the wonderful Sondra Kaminsky, I visited his class around this…

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snowyscience Snowy Science Storms Kindergarten
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by Steve Lechner (Lower Division Science Specialist) I started my “Snowy Science” unit with the kindergarteners last week by reading The…

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marc baker D’var Torah: Rabbi Marc Baker (Va’era)
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Every time we say the Amidah, the central prayer of Jewish liturgy, we read the phrase familiar to many of…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Leslie Gordon (Shmot)
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We might expect the birth of Moses to be heralded with great fanfare. Instead, immediately following Pharaoh’s decree to kill…

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generations-5-2 Thank you, Schechter!
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A note from alumni parents Marcia and Alan Leifer: This fall we celebrated the wedding of our eldest daughter Jessica ’02. Our…

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Rebecca Luire D’var Torah: Rebecca Lurie (Vayechi)
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A key theme in this week’s Torah parasha, Vayechi, is forgiveness. We all know the famous Joseph story – of…

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perkins D’var Torah: Rabbi Carl Perkins (Vayigash)
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  As we all know, siblings (brothers and sisters) don’t always get along. This has been going on for a…

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