Stephen Jamieson is an attorney here in LA, a leader in our congregation, and a dad who participated with his daughter on our sixth/eighth grade parent-student service learning trip to New Orleans. Here, he reflects on the experience.
It’s hard to describe everything about our sixth/eighth grade parent-student service learning trip to New Orleans… but this video gives you a pretty good feel for it.
Fifth graders visit Upward Bound House to engage with issues of affordable housing and homelessness in our own West LA community.
Recently, members of our religious school staff attended a private tour of the new Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust at the invitation of the museum and the LA BJE. Their reaction: the museum is amazing! Here, assistant principal Carla Kopf shares five reasons why…
Your mission, should you choose to accept it…build the highest tower possible! The challenge: each group of 8th graders had different materials and directions, ranging from, “If you need help or suggestions, feel free to ask one of your teachers. If you need additional materials, feel free to use anything that you see in the [...]
Brooke, Olivia, and Haley reflect on their experience on our sixth/eighth-grade student-parent service learning trip to New Orleans.
Last Sunday the 6th Graders and the Kindergartners had the first of several planned “ Buddy Days” together. The aim of this experience was to promote self-confidence, do mitzvot, and create lasting relationships between our Sixth Graders and the Kindergartners.
All the seventh grade classes have been making trips to Westwood Horizons, a Jewish home for the elderly. The classes did some art projects with the residents, enjoyed a song session to get ready for Simchat Torah, and the visits culminate this week as the students will take some time to chat individually with them.
Check out how Rina’s sixth grade class uses video to practice the prayers they’re learning.
The past few weeks, Adra’s fifth grade class has been learning about the beginning of the Jewish life cycle, birth. They have been learning about all the ceremonies and traditions that surround the birth of baby in a Jewish family.
The eighth grade has jumped right into learning about social justice and change. We’ve identified some of the issues in our lives, communities, and our world that concern us the most: education, disease, war, and many more.