Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County

January 2016

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 5:52pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

We had a very small class today.A class discussion occurred around the key concepts of the Avot, G'Vurot and Kedusha.  the students ahd the opportunity to create their own interpretation of these prayers.  We also started with our vowel quizes.  Several studenst showed mastery of t

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Thu, 01/28/2016 - 6:13pm -- 5th Grade Hebrew

Shalom Talmidim - Today is my Yom Huledet!  I know when your secular birthday is. 

This week's sh'ayla:  During what Hebrew month is your yom huledet?

Please read and have a parent sign your log.


L'hitraote - Mrs. Friedman

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Wed, 01/27/2016 - 8:47pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

The class is working our way through the Tefillah section of the service.  Today we focused on the G'Vurot and the Kedusha was introduced.  HOMEWORK:  Read and complete pages 78,79,80.  Practice reading the Avot and G'vurot in the prayer section at the back of

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Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:58am -- Condolence

Robert and Andrea Lachs
and their family
on the death of his sister and her sister-in-law,
Wendy Lachs Ennis

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Sun, 01/24/2016 - 4:42pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

The class continued our discussion of the Tefillah Section of the worship service focusing on the Avit.VImahot.  We practiced reading the prayer and discussed the concepts of our ancestors.  the G'Vurot was introduced.  HOMEWORK:  Read and complete pages 74,75,76 and 77. 

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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 7:03pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

The class discussed the order of the Tefillah section of our Worship service.  Practice reading included the Avot.    The prayer mastery contest was introduced.  HOMEWORK:  Read and complete pages 69,70,71,72 in your tefillot guide.&

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Wed, 01/20/2016 - 11:09am -- Congratulations

Wendy Yellin
on the birth of her grandson,
Nathan Castle Yellin.

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Tue, 01/19/2016 - 11:10am -- 5th Grade Judaica

This week in Judaica we started to read the chapter about the new Jerusalem. We learned about their government and compared it to our government. We also read about 2 children who made Aliyah to Israel from London and New Jersey. I hope to see you at the shabbaton this weekend!

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Sun, 01/17/2016 - 7:09pm -- 6th Grade Hebrew

Students had time to do oral reading practice for the prayer maaastery activity.  Those students who were absent on Wednesday had a chance to make up the test.  The Tefillah section of the worship service was introduced.

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Fri, 01/15/2016 - 11:14am -- Condolence

Jerry Wolin and his family
in memory of his brother,
Roy Wolin.

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