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JPDS-NC Faculty Teams Awarded Two of Six Kohelet Prizes for Excellence in Jewish Education

JPDS-NC’s faculty teams were awarded two of the six 2017 Kohelet Prizes for Excellence in Jewish Education. The Kindergarten General Studies team – comprised of Lisa Davis, Xani Pollakoff, and Vas Pournaras – won the “Award for Development of Critical and/or Creative Thinking” category for the Community Library Project from …

Torah Talk for Parashat Yitro

Yitro, Moshe’s father-in-law, suggests a system for establishing lower courts to settle disputes; Hashem articulates the Aseret HaDibrot (Ten Commandments) to the Bnei Yisrael amidst fire, smoke, and sounds of the shofar. We often translate Aseret HaDibrot, as I did above, as “The Ten Commandments.” However, they are not really …

February 16, 2017|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

Torah Talk for Parashat Beshalach

After the Bnei Yisrael cross the Reed sea in safety while Paro’s army drowns, they sing praises to Hashem; in response to their complaints about a lack of food and water, Hashem gives them manna; they are then attacked by Amalek. The TaNaKH contains ten songs. When we look at …

February 7, 2017|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

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Pick-Your-Prize Raffle Now Open!

Need a vacation? A trip to France, Costa Rica, or your choice of ten exciting PICK-YOUR-PRIZE RAFFLE …

Purim Ball Tickets On Sale

The Purim Ball & Auction is coming to the National Press Club on March 19. Join the JPDS-NC comm …

Welcome to JPDS-NC

The best way to learn about our dynamic program and warm community is to visit! Tour classrooms, see …

Celebrating Our New JPDS-NC Prayerbook: Siddur Am Echad, the Siddur of One People

When we were unable to find a multi-denominational, kid-friendly siddur (prayerbook), we created our …

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