Updates


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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HSJS Update

This afternoon we continued our study of Kabbalah; had our first LGBTQ Judaism class where we examined Jewish, queer representation in film and television; and in keeping with current events, talked...
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Weekly update 1/10/21

It was great to see everyone after our long winter break! We opened with a prayer, led by Rabbi Rapport, for courage and comfort and shared thoughts and feelings about the events of the past week. We...
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Weekly update 12-6-20

Today we began by meditating on what we would do/create if given manna today in this season when we’re bombarded with so many divisive and consumption-related messages.  It was a great way to...
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