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This past week, Jewish communities throughout the world, as well as many non-Jewish communities, marked April 8th, Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, with meaningful commemorations. Our great Torah scholar, Maimonides, lists “remember what Amalek did” and “do not forget what Amalek did” as two separate but closely related Torah mitzvot, incumbent on every Jew. Neither command has any designated time or place to be fulfilled. In fact, they can be accomplished every day, at any time.
Hochberg Middle school students observed Yom Hashoah VeGevurah with a guided virtual tour of the Hiding Place at the Anne Frank House, where Anne lived with her family for more than two years and wrote her diary. The tour walked...
Sol and her photograph titled Into the Storm has been selected for feature in the May issue of Phi Delta Kappa’s educational journal Kappan.
Kappan discovered Sol’s award winning photograph while on display with the National Art Honor Society online exhibit.
Sol will be discussing why and how she created the work, the meaning of the work, why she chose photography as her medium and plans for future photography works.
Kappan is the premier professional magazine for anyone interested in K-12 education. It’s been in print since 1915 and now published online as well.
It features articles about educational research, practice and policy.
Why was the Shabbat before the first Pesach and every Shabbat that precedes Pesach thereafter known as “Shabbat Hagadol,” the Great Shabbat? What was significant about that Shabbat that we commemorate it every year? Click to find out.
The Posnack School Model UN team won first place (Award of Distinction) at the National High School Model UN Conference. This is the most prestigious and competitive Model UN Conference with over 4,000 students participating from all over the world. Click for details.
Hochberg Middle School 8th Grade students participating in the Names Not Numbers Holocaust program conducted interviews with four local Holocaust survivors this past week. Click for details and photos.
Fischer High School Students Take Home Gold and Silver Medals at Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Competition
Posnack School Digital Photography students in 9th, 10th, and 11th Grades were awarded four national medals at the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. Students took home one silver and three gold medals. Kol ha-kavod. Click for details and photos of their works.
Fifth Grade students and families from both Main and East Campuses joined together for a unique and special virtual havdalah program. Click for details.
Posnack Lower School students baked their own matzahs at Rabbi Roth’s annual Matzah Factory. Click for details and photos.
The last day for the Hochberg Middle School soccer program is Tuesday, March 23. Middle school intramural flag football will start after the Passover break.