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Category Archives: Teaching Children

Counting the omer


Shalom, dear children! Do you remember how we spoke about the counting of the Omer last year? Let’s refresh our memories. This counting can be found in Leviticus chapter 23 verse 15 and 16. There it says that we have to count seven full weeks, meaning forty-nine days. The counting of the Omer begins on...
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Celebrating Pesach


Shalom dear children! Did you enjoy Purim last month? As every year, the celebration was very joyful, here in Jerusalem. We celebrated that G-d saved Israel from the evil enemy Haman. However, this month again we celebrate redemption. In the Jewish month of Nissan It is the Jewish month of Nissan. It’s then that we...
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Succot


Succot by Annet Wijnand On the fifteenth day of the seventh biblical month Tishri we celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles. It is a feast of rejoicing and gratefulness to God. For seven days we live in a sukkah, a hut, which we build ourselves and decorate. The roof of the sukkah is not closed. We need to...
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Yom Kippur


Yom Kippur By Annet Wijnand In the period from the Festival Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur there are ten days. In Jewish tradition these days are called the Days of Awe. During these days we search our hearts. We want to look at the things that are not right. I teach the group children between the...
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Rosh HaShanah for little ones


Rosh HaShanah by Lies Knol Rosh HaShanah, the first biblical festival in the Fall. The beginning of a new year! At the festival of Rosh HaShanah our congregation has the custom to be dressed in white. How festively the children look in their white clothing! The age of this group of children is from 2-6...
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