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Weekly update 9/26/21


Today we made sweet noodle (lokshen) kugel, began “digging” into Biblical Archeology (sorry, I couldn’t resist), talked about what makes up our identity as humans and, specifically, as...
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Weekly update 9/19/21


We had a great opening day, enjoying a spirited round of elective speed dating so that our students could rank their choices among the roughly 15 elective options. I’ll use those rankings to build...
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It’s not too late to join our ruach-filled community!  HSJS is open to all Jewish high school students, regardless of synagogue affiliation. We meet on Sunday afternoons,...
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HSJS Update 4/25/21


We shared an incredible final session today, with Rabbi Rapport leading us in a study of the origin of Kabbalah, oneness, Tikkun olam, brokenness, repair, and the ocean. Make sure to ask your...
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HSJS Update 4/18/21


We enjoyed our last full learning day this week, looking at Golems and related themes in The Jewish League; examining how the Jewish community is responding to Asian-American and Pacific Islander...
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HSJS Update 4/11/21


We lost no time today digging deeply into our elective and core classes, examining issues around voter ID laws through a Jewish lens, what sorts of things go into forming our Jewish identity, and...
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HSJS Update


There were some common themes today in both Jewish Sources on Racial Justice and LGBTQ Judaism, with both classes bringing a Jewish lens to our discussions of the recent, anti-Asian massacre in...
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HSJS Update 3-14-21


Our Jewish League students looked at the iconic creations of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, two of the most famous (and Jewish) comic book artists of all time. In Jewish Sources on Racial Justice, a...
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HSJS Update 3-7-21


We enjoyed some lively and engaging discussions today covering everything from the Baal Shem Tov; the Hasidic community vis a vis LGBTQ Jews; Jewish philosophy, spirituality and great Jewish...
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HSJS Update


This week we continued to examine Jewish themes and representation in super hero stories and film and began our study of Jewish Sources on Racial Justice during our elective block.  Our...
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