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Snir Blog – 2.7.19

The Tasting Continues! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we continued trying new Israeli Snacks and Food! This week: Bissli – a bread crusts snack, Pop Rocks Chocolate, and Israeli Waffles! We all gave it 5 Stars! At Shaare Emeth Youth Group Lounge Night, we played Israeli Military game! We even learned some Hebrew through…

Snir Blog – February 1, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we officially finished Hebrew Month, and moved straight to Israeli Food Month! At Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center we talked about the different Israeli Dishes including Shakshuka, Sabich, Hummus, and Falafel. At the end, we even made Falafel in a Pita Bread out of Paper! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood…

Lir Blog – January 31, 2019

I can’t believe that January is already over, and February is here! Last week we had so many fun things! On Friday, the Bnai Amoona USY teens and I flew to Minnesota for a USY convention. It was so cold and fun! We talked about Israel, Judaism and we also went roller-skating together. On Tuesday…

Snir Blog – January 24, 2019

NFTY Winter Chavurah! This week, we got to spend the long weekend with the NFTY friends from Shaare Emeth and United Hebrew and another 60 students from Reform Congregations around the Missouri Valley region! It was really fun and exciting to see our Shinshinim friends from Denver and to do activities and programs with the…

Lir Blog – January 24, 2019

What an amazing week we had! It started off with NFTY Winter Chavurah 2019, which was so much fun! The convention was in Saint Louis at United Hebrew. Kids came from Denver, Kansas City, and more! I was so glad to see my friends from Colorado. During the convention, we talked about intersectionality in our…

Lir Blog – January 18, 2019

WOW! What a cold weekend we had! It was my first time seeing this amount of snow! My host family and I went to the movies, hung out together at home and just had a very chill weekend. But before the snow began, Snir and I made a presentation to people from NORC. We talked…

Snir Blog – January 18, 2019

Snow! Although it is almost Tu Bishvat, we got snow here and also in Israel! In Jerusalem the snow reached almost 2 inches, that’s nothing compared to here, but it’s something! On Friday, I went sledding with my host family, and we also shoved the snow from the driveway, something that I could never experience…

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Lir Blog – January 13, 2019

Hop on board, we are going to Israel! At the ECC of UH and BA we are starting our Journey to Israel. First stop for the ECC of UH: Mount Hermon, which is the highest mountain In Israel. We “flew” to Israel and from the “airport” we took the bus to the north. We saw…

Snir Blog – January 13, 2019

Hebrew Month continues! This week, at Shaare Emeth and Kol Rinah’s Early Childhood Centers, we learned about colors and body parts in Hebrew! We learned how to say Blue (Kachol), Yellow (Tzahov), and Red (Adom). We also learned how to say the body parts! Head (Rosh), Hand (Yad), Finger (Etzba), Nose (Af) and many more!…