Make your wishes and keep an eye out for 2 trees embracing on this special holiday!
Color in the trees. Now, go find a tree and give it a hug!
Enjoy your Tu b’Shvat Seder!
Check out these seven special foods found in Israel. How many have you tried this year?
Using Gematria, the Hebrew T U is made up of a Tet, which has the numerical value of 9 and Vav which has the value of 6. Together the two letters equal 15. Tu B’Shvat occurs on the 15th day of the Hebrew month, Shvat. Shvat is the 11th month of [...]
The Chanukah menorah has eight branches of light plus one additional branch, called the Shamash שמש. The Shamash candle sits apart from the others and has one very important job.
It’s job is to light the other candles. It is the helper candle or the starter. Without it, we would have no light in the dark [...]
In preparation for Chanukah, my students and I explore light and dark. Below, some art projects based on these themes.
“Ner Tamid” eternal flame/light
“Shamash” – helper
In the story of Chanukah, the Macabbees dedicate the Temple by lighting the Ner Tamid, a light that stays lit always. That means it’s still lit today. [...]
Use your Shamash to light the other candles!
Can you find all of the Chanukah words?
A Great Miracle Happened There!