Lesson Overviews for Parents 2/16

Judaism Lesson Overview

Topic Overview
K Kindness Kindness is a choice, something that you can decide to do.  It’s easy to practice kindness every day.
1-2 G’milut Chasadim Identify Acts of G’Milut Chasadim and Tzedakah.
3 G’milut Chasadim: taking responsibility This is an introduction to g’milut chasadim and what acts of loving kindness mean in regards to Judaism
4 G’milut chasidim 1 Making peace amongst your friends
5-6 Finding God in Our World through Acts of G’milut Chasadim. Connecting Jewish texts to world issues as the foundation for the rest of our studies this year about G’milut Chasadim (acts of loving kindness).
7 Shema, “doing and listening” Using the text, the students will talk about their reaction to the Jewish value of behaving a certain way, whether or not we feel like it
HS How the Torah Apply to My Life Today? The students will critically ask questions, read Torah, and research modern day current events to better understand “Are biblical texts relevant to our world today? Why or why not?”

K-3 Hebrew Lesson Overview

Letter Transliteration & Translation Word of the Day Transliteration & Translation Lesson
K ח Chet חַלָּה Challah
1-2 פ   Fey
3 ץ
Final tsadee עֵץ חַיִים Eitz Chaim
(Tree of Life)

4-7 Hebrew Lesson Overview

Prayer Lesson
Mannaberg Shema The Oneness of God. The uniqueness of God. Making connections with your people.
Schicker Mi Chamocha lesson 3 Using different tunes and interpretations will help the students learn how to make prayer a new song (shirah hadashah), every time it is said.
Spivak Hotza’at HaTorah The Torah service is like a reenactment of the giving of the Ten Commandments to the Israelites at Sinai

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