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Hebrew Vocabulary

Tu b’Shvat Hebrew Coloring Page – Shivat haMinim 7 special foods

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Check out these seven special foods found in Israel. How many have you tried this year?

What does the TU in Tu B’Shvat stand for?

Friday, January 1st, 2016

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 [...]

How can I #BeTheShamash ?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

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 [...]

This Little Light of Mine: 8 Art Projects Exploring Light and Dark for Chanukah

Friday, November 20th, 2015

In preparation for Chanukah, my students and I explore light and dark.  Below, some art projects based on these themes.
Teacher Preparation:
Vocabulary words:
“Or” light
“Choshech” dark
“Ner” Candle
“Nerot” Candles
“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. [...]

Chanukah Activites – Shamash Coloring Page

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Use your Shamash to light the other candles!

Chanukah Activites – Chanukah Word Search

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Can you find all of the Chanukah words?

Chanukah Activites – Nes Gadol Haya Sham Coloring Page

Friday, November 13th, 2015

A Great Miracle Happened There!

Chanukah Activites – Sufganiyot Coloring Page

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Yummy yummy jelly doughnuts!

Chanukah Activites – L’vivot (Latkes) Coloring Page

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Lots of Latkes!

Chanukah Activites – Chanukah Coloring Page

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Celebrate Chanukah!