Why do we have a “New Year” for Trees? Contrary to common belief, it has nothing to do with planting trees. So what is the philosophical importance of recognizing this “New Year”?
In a stunning showing at this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Southeast Regional Awards, Posnack School’s Visual Arts Program took home an astounding 108 awards, more than doubling last year’s record of 53. Click for details and images of student works.
Hochberg Middle School students celebrated Tu B’Shvat with music and treats. Click for photos of their joyous holiday celebrations.
Seventh Grade Life Science students are studying earthworm anatomy. Click for details and images.
The Pesach Seder is one of the most ubiquitous religious performances in all of Jewish life. It is a night or two (outside of Israel) of learning, centered around a festive holiday meal that we enjoy together with family and friends. The very first Pesach Seder, which took place in Egypt, is vividly described in this week’s Torah portion, Bo.