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Torah Talk for Parashat Bemidbar

In this parasha, Moshe conducts a census of the Israelites and the Levites, and sets up the structure of the wilderness encampment; Hashem describes the unique duties of the Kehati family from which the cohanim (priests) come. In the first four chapters of the book of Bemidbar, over the course …

May 23, 2017|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

Torah Talk for Parashot Behar-Bechukotai

In these two parashot, Hashem tells Moshe to instruct the people in the laws of the Shmitah (Sabbatical) and Yovel (Jubilee) years, as well as how to relate to those in the community who become impoverished. Hashem then enumerates the rewards for keeping the commandments and the punishments for violating …

May 17, 2017|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

Torah Talk for Parashat Emor

In this parasha, Hashem gives Moshe a series of laws specific to the cohanim (priests); Hashem then instructs Moshe to tell the people about the festivals, in addition to the laws of blasphemy and murder. An interesting mitzvah appears in chapter 22, verse 28: “Whether it be a cow or a ewe, you …

May 9, 2017|By |Author Type:Faculty and Staff| Topics: Torah Talks|Tags: Parent-Child Learning|

In the News: The Kohelet Foundation Interviews Prize-Winning Teacher Vas Pournaras

The Kohelet Foundation interviewed JPDS-NC teacher Vas Pournaras about his work on the prizewinning Kindergarten Community Library Project, along with two other JPDS-NC teachers. The Kindergarten Community Library Project won the Kohelet Prize for Development of Critical and/or Creative Thinking. Read the interview here >

In the News: The Kohelet Foundation Interviews Prize-Winning Teacher Lisa Davis

The Kohelet Foundation interviewed JPDS-NC teacher Lisa Davis about her work on the prizewinning Kindergarten Community Library Project, along with two other JPDS-NC teachers. The Kindergarten Community Library Project won the Kohelet Prize for Development of Critical and/or Creative Thinking. Read the interview here >

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Adult Torah Class

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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