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Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur

Click Here for High Holiday Activities – “Missing the Mark” Coloring Page

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Color in the bulls-eye and practice aiming for the center mark!

T’shuvah Coloring Page

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Color in this picture of T’shuvah and friendship!

Sefer Chaiim Coloring Page

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Color in the Book of Life and make it your own by writing about your year.

The notes of the Shofar blasts

Friday, August 31st, 2012

 
 
The Shofar is an ancient tool; a horn that is used like an alarm or announcement. Its usually made out of a ram’s horn but can also be made from the horns of a goat, sheep, antelope and gazelle. There are three basical musical sounds of the shofar blasts. They are:
 
Te-ki-YA: [...]

Shofar Coloring Page

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Can you make the sounds of the Shofar blast? T’kiah!

Fast Facts About the Shofar

Friday, August 31st, 2012

* The Shofar is a musical instrument that hasn’t changed in over 5000 years.
 
* The first mention of the Shofar is in the biblical story of the Akeda, the binding of Isaac. Abraham sacrificed a ram in place of his son.
 
* The shofar is blown 100 times on Rosh Hashanah.
 
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Story: Reb Zusya

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Reb Zusya
From Partners with God by Gila Gevirtz
Behrman House
Once there was a rabbi named Zusya who loved God with all his heart and soul, and who treated all God’s creatures with respect and kindness. Rabbi Zusya studied Torah, kept Shabbat, visited the sick, and praised God for all the goodness in the world. Though he [...]

Story: The Stars Inside

Friday, August 31st, 2012

The Stars Inside
Once upon a time when the earth was covered with forest there was a corner of the world thick with trees of all shapes and sizes.  Like a family of many generations some of these trees were thousands of years old.  They stretched up high to the heavens and spread out from mountain [...]

Deepening the High Holiday Experience

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Deepening the High Holiday Experience
An interview with Rabbi Karyn Kedar in Jewish Woman Magazine Fall issue 2005
One of Jewish Woman‘s 10 Women to Watch in 2004, Rabbi Kedar is widely recognized as an inspiring leader who guides people in their spiritual and personal growth.  In this interview she offers insights into the spiritual preparation and [...]

Click here for High Holiday Activities – Word Scramble

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Can you unscramble all of the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur vocabulary words?

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