Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

October 2015

Fri, 10/30/2015 - 11:20am -- shurwitz

Jen Gesinski and her family
on the death of her father,
William Gilbert.

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Wed, 10/28/2015 - 8:28pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

The class continued their discussion of the concepts introduced in the Ma'Ariv Aravim and Yotzeir Or.  The students had an opprotunity to create their own interpretation of one of these prayers.  They coould do their interpretation in the form of a writing, poem or drawing.  The Ah

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Wed, 10/28/2015 - 3:48pm -- Donations
Donations Received October 2015  
   
   
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Tue, 10/27/2015 - 8:16pm -- Kindergarten

Kindergarten has started their big unit on the Synagogue and the Torah. This unit is about 4 weeks.

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Mon, 10/26/2015 - 12:01pm -- 4th Grade Hebrew

We are moving forward and advancing in our prayer practice. Most of the students have mastered the Shabbat Blessings and we have moved on to practicing the Bar'chu and the blessing for reading the Torah. A couple kids have moved on and this week will start practicing the Mi Chamocha.

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Sun, 10/25/2015 - 5:12pm -- Preschool

We had a very busy day today!  We started learning about Shabbat - our wonderful Jewish holiday that comes every week!!

In music class, we had the 7th and the 3rd graders join us in Hinei rakevet (Here comes the train song!) as we chugged throughout the sanctuary!

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Sun, 10/25/2015 - 5:07pm -- Preschool

Tzedakah was our lesson today - we learned about how we can make a big difference, if everyone contributes a little. 

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Sun, 10/25/2015 - 5:03pm -- Preschool

Our lesson today was on Mitzvot, doing good deeds.  We talked about things people do for us that are nice, and then we talked about different things we can do ourselves as mitzvot - helping pick up toys, giving friends a hug, petting our dogs or cats - we had many great ideas!

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Sun, 10/25/2015 - 4:30pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

The class is continuint to study the structure and concepts of the Shema and It's Blessing section of the worship service.  We finished up our study of the Barchu and delved into the Ma'Ariv and Yotzeir Or.  HOMEWORK:  Read and Complete pages 28/29/30 in the Shema

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Fri, 10/23/2015 - 9:34am -- 5th Grade Hebrew

Shalom Talmidim - In class, we completed the Yotser Or prayer packet.  If you were absent, please finish it at home.  We also reviewed the vocabulary from both the Yotser Or and the Ma'ariv Aravim. 

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