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The Keshet Experience April 15-18

This was a short week, but a very exciting one. With Pesach rapidly approaching, the excitement is building. The children have been working with their Ilanot partners on preparing for the Seder. They are eager and excited to show off their knowledge of the Peach story as well as…

The Keshet Experience April 8-12

The week began with a FUN birthday celebration. The children made me a beautiful birthday card and we celebrated with birthday hats and lots of birthday singing!

Wednesday was once again....wacky! We celebrated with Crazy mis-match day! colors, patterns, and all sorts of mis matched ite…

The Keshet experience - April 1-5

This week we have been focusing a great deal on out upcoming Torah ceremony! It's hard to believe that it is only a few days away! The children have been learning, taking, singing, and writing about the Torah, and we absolutely can not wait to show you on Thursday April 11th!

In Readi…

Thursday in Alabama - April 4, 2019 - 6th Grade

On the bus we saw a movie called the 13th. It was about mass incarceration and it was eye opening and prepared us for the museums we were going to see. I learned that in 1970 the prison population was about 300,000 and now it is 2.3 million people in prison. In the U.S black men make up 6% b…

Wednesday in Alabama - April 3, 2019 - 6th Grade

Dr. Martha Bouyer, a civil rights historian, arrived in the morning to talk to us about her experiences. She used the metaphor of "tug of war" to make us see how the black people came together to defeat Bull Connor. She was saying that everyone who got knocked down got back and made sure the…