May 18, 2024
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In honor of Yom HaShoah Ve’HaGevurah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, JEC upper elementary students participated in meaningful programming. Third to fifth graders stayed after morning greet for an introduction to set the tone for this meaningful day. Rabbi Beer spoke to the students about the importance of inclusivity and Jewish pride. He tasked the students with being kind to everyone and mindful to include others throughout the day. Later in the day, the fourth and fifth graders joined together for a tekes which began with a short discussion of some of the details of the Holocaust. Morah Reich then read the book “The Tattooed Torah,” by Marvell Ginsburg. Rabbi Beer charged the students with the mission of keeping Torah strong by continuously working on their midot. The conversation emphasized the importance of being inclusive and accepting each other’s differences.

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