Social Justice Program

Day 5 of the 7th Grade DC Trip

Tonight's blog will be very short. Ms. Murray and I have to wake up at 5 so we can be sure to leave the hotel by 6. Sleep is needed! We still need to check that everyone has packed.

This morning we used our VIP tickets to go to the Holocaust Museum. Ask your child/ren about it. We were ther…

Day 4 of the 7th Grade DC Trip

Day 4 of the 7th Grade DC Trip

We woke up at 6:20 in the morning and got ready for the day. First, we ate breakfast in the lobby, which consisted of bagels, toast, cereal and milk, and donuts. Next, we went to the fourth floor for Tefillah, which the students at B’nai Shalom led wonderful…

Day Three of the 7th Grade DC Trip

Day 3 of the DC Trip

Our morning started at the Newseum, which is dedicated to telling the story of how important journalism and freedom of the press are in recording history. We saw many very interesting exhibits, including the story of the Berlin Wall, why it was built and why it fell;…

Day Two of the 7th Grade DC Trip

We have a new name! Eli suggested the Social Justice League!! I think, though, that we are going to stick with the title “The Alliance.” It’s a little less cumbersome than Ezra, B’nai, Hillel... Any time we need to assemble, one of the teachers announces (loudly) “Alliance Assemble…

Day One of the DC Trip 2019

Day One of Our DC Trip 2019

 

Thanks to all of our parents for getting everyone at the train on time. The train ride was remarkably calm and we “landed” in DC and headed by the Metro to our hotel. It’s a very retro hotel whose pepto bismol walls have transported us back to earlier d…