Caring for the Environment …May it BEE a Sweet New Year ... as we turn to our tradition of apples and honey, consider the effects of CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder) on the honey bee. Jewish tradition and values treasure all life, including bees, and their loss of life at the hand of dangerous chemicals is tragic. In addition, these bees are one of the most-relied on pollinators in the US. Thus, the loss of the Western honey bee would have detrimental effects on agricultural cycles. One third of the crops we eat—including foods like broccoli, bell peppers, avocado, and our beloved Rosh Hashanah apples—rely on honey bees and other pollinators in order to reproduce year after year. Read more at hazon.org and take action!
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As summer winds down we’re excited about all we have planned for Mini-Minyan this year. If you haven’t already, please complete the MiniMinyanRegistration and send registration and tuition to Josh Hawley. Mini-Minyan meets every Sunday (except 5th Sundays) 9:30-12 at Covenant … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who joined the Mini-Minyan mock wedding and end-of-year celebration on a beautiful Sunday morning at the Park of Roses. Our Bet class taught us–by demonstrating–about the customs of a Jewish wedding ceremony, then we all enjoyed a … Continue reading
The students in our younger Hebrew class took part in a lesson that traveled from here to Israel. The kids wrote notes to God that teacher Tenara took to Jerusalem. See the photos she shared back with the class.
The Mini-Minyan embarked on its first Hebrew session this week. Our wonderful new teacher, Tenara, led the little ones in a lesson in the Alef Bet. We’re all excited about this new addition to our education program. We’ve supplemented our first- … Continue reading