Monthly Archives: May 2016

Brit Atid

Today I attended a memorable B-Mitzvah celebration. The Jewish Journey Project featured eight 12 and 13 year old participants in their Covenant for the Future event at the JCC Manhattan. How did these students express their Torah portion? They made stop-motion videos about it. Or they played on musical instruments with music related to their parsha. […]

Jewish Lifecycle Class

Spring 2016 I taught a class “Marking What Matters: the Jewish Lifecycle”. This was part of the Jewish Journey Project on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Fifth and sixth graders learned about Brit Milah, Baby Naming, Bar / Bat Mitzvah, Wedding and Death. They created art and books based on these topics. We have had very lively discussions and […]

Multimedia Jewish Calendar Class

The Jewish calendar is the backbone of the Jewish year. Primarily based on the lunar cycle, the Hebrew months take on a life of their own based on the seasons and holidays that characterize each one. The 2016 Spring semester at the Jewish Journey Project I taught 3rd and 4th graders.  Using paint, collage and […]