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Category: Miscellaneous

Lir Blog – April 22, 2019

Hey everyone! What busy two weeks I had!!! It started off with the NFTY spring Chavurah in Kansas City, which was super fun! We met with the kids that are part of the Missouri valley region. It was my third and last convention and I’m glad I got the chance to spend it...

Snir Blog – April 22, 2019

Passover! This week was full of activities!! On Sunday, I had an activity with Shaare Emeth religious school students about the upcoming special holiday! We talked about the Seder Plate and about the symbols on it. On Tuesday, we got the go to the Israeli Elections...

Lir Blog – March 29, 2019

I’m back!!!! For those who don’t know, I traveled to Israel to visit my family and friends! The trip was so great, I traveled all around Israel. I went to Jerusalem, walked around the old city and of course to the Western Wall to put all of your special notes in it. I...

Snir Blog – March 29, 2019

What a month! We went to Israel in the end of February for two weeks, and it was such a fun time! I spent time with my friends and family, with my students from my youth group in Israel, and with lots of other people, I missed everyone there! After my time in Israel I...

Amalek, Al Noor and Linwood Mosques, and Purim

Amalek, Al Noor and Linwood Mosques, and Purim By Michael Oberlander Chief Philanthropy Officer, Jewish Federation of St. Louis Last Friday, we woke up to the horrific news of the massacres at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was...

Snir Blog – March 1, 2019

I am going to Israel!!! This week was very exciting! It was the first week before our flight to Israel! At Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center and Religious School, we talked about the first Israeli spaceship that was sent to the moon! We colored the picture of the...

Lir Blog – March 1, 2019

This week was very unique. It started off on Friday when I had my Dvar Israel at United Hebrew. We talked about Israel’s politics and the upcoming elections. I had so much fun talking to everyone at the end of it and getting to know even more people! On Sunday school...

Lir Blog – February 21, 2019

Hey everyone! What a busy week I had! It started off on Thursday when my host family’s family arrived from all around the world. Last weekend was my host brother’s Bar Mitzvah weekend!! We started off with dinner at the synagogue on Friday moved to the main service on...

Snir Blog – February 21, 2019

Purim is coming! This week I had lots of activities! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we had a Purim Bingo! We learned about Masks and why we wear them, about Queen Esther and what she did to save the Jews, and about Mishloach Manot – the special basket we give...