This week the 7th graders learned about the Mezuzah. They asked each other questions about the laws of the Mezuzah. Do we put a Mezuzah in a boat, a storage room, etc… I explained to the students they were reenacting what the great Rabbinical Sages did in the year 200. The students went around the school to make sure all the appropriate location had Mezuzot. Next week, we will be looking in the text (the Talmud, the Torah, and the Shulchan Aruch) to understand what are the laws of the Mezuzah. The students are starting to understand the Torah is a living document.
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Today we discussed the idea of why and who. How do we personally connect to being a Jew and Why?
Please click this link https://www.aish.com/jl/l/ms/47139952.html?mobile=yes
Fill in your Hebrew Name, and what time you were born (ask your parents).
For Friday, please turn in a Google Doc with the Hebrew date of when you were born and what happened on that day in History.
Extra Credit if you also get responses from other family members.
If you did not finish your in-class assignment on Israel please make sure you will be able to share it on Friday.