On Sunday November 20, all the fourth grade religious school classes came together for the first part of a family program surrounding the topics of homelessness, hunger, and tzedek, (justice).
There is nothing sweeter than to see the sixth graders serve as mentors to the kindergarten kids. The Thanksgiving Beyond Shelter Market provided just the opportunity.
Fifth graders visit Upward Bound House to engage with issues of affordable housing and homelessness in our own West LA community.
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 [...]
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.
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.
As part of our Tuesday evening program, our seventh graders are learning the value of honoring and caring for the elderly.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of something amazing. Join us New Orleans this Fall. Open to students in 6th or 8th grade, accompanied by one parent. November 2-6, 2011