This Year As a Teacher: By Jessica Solomon

This Year As a Teacher: By Jessica Solomon This year as a teacher, I will have taught children about gun violence and bombs and meteors exploding in the skies. I will have said “I don’t know” a few more times than I am comfortable with and tell them that there are some queries even Google cannot fathom. But this year as a teacher I will … Continue reading This Year As a Teacher: By Jessica Solomon

The Tamchui Project: Teaching Kids the Mitzvah of Helping Those in Need

Reposted from News and Views of Reform Jews: http://blogs.rj.org/ by Jacki Hart and Stephanie Rotsky Still relatively green as parents, choosing a school for our then-4-year-old and nearly-6-year-old felt like a major “grown up” responsibility. What would they learn; how would they be taught? Would the school nurture their nature? And could the school selection influence who they might become? The emphasis on social justice … Continue reading The Tamchui Project: Teaching Kids the Mitzvah of Helping Those in Need