When our son, Jacob, was old enough to walk through the grocery store aisles, we began a new family giving tradition. Each week, Jacob would select a healthy food item, place it carefully in the cart, and upon returning home, he would carry it into our pantry where we stowed our ‘charity box.’ As the […] Read More
Hebrew Day School in the News
ANN ARBOR, MI – Hebrew Day School’s student musicians had the chance to play alongside Brooklyn orchestra The Knights last week. The Knights were accompanied on Monday, Nov. 13 by special guest Israeli mandolin virtuoso Avi Avital, who performed the day before at Rackham Auditorium as part of the University Musical Society’s concert series.
Twelve fifth-graders from the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor, Mich., decided that this holiday season they wanted to give back to the residents in their neighborhood in Michigan who had given the greatest service to the United States: the veterans.
Just when you think the fun is almost over, the most fun day comes.” Jessica, age 8
One of the most visible aspects of Judaism is prayer. Whether we’re in a synagogue celebrating a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, or at home celebrating Shabbat, or l’havdil, at a shiva minyan, prayers and blessings abound. How do we give Jewish children the tools to participate fully in Jewish prayer? This challenge is one that […] Read More