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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 Saturday morning, then to a family…

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 on Purim to our…

Snir Blog – February 15, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we had lots of tasting and cooking of Israeli Food and Snacks!!! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we tried some more Israeli Snacks, and some of us even rated all of them 5 stars!! At Kol Rinah USY Lounge Night, we made ‘Shakshuka’ and it was very tasty! At…

Lir Blog – February 15, 2019

I cannot believe that this week has come to an end so fast! We had so many new and fun things this week!! On Saturday night at BA we had an under night with the 4th graders. We learned new things about Israel as a startup country and danced to some Israeli music. We also decorated…

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…

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…

Jewish Young Adults Will Gather Dec. 24 for Annual LollapaJEWza

Are you dreaming of a white LollapaJEWza? If so, grab your ugliest holiday sweater and head out to Westport Social (910 Westport Plaza Drive) on December 24 from 9 pm to midnight. You don’t want to miss joining 300 other young adults for the biggest Christmas Eve event in the Jewish community! Those who pre-register at JFedSTL.org/events/Lolla will…