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"Blessed be the match..."

01/24/2020 02:54:10 PM


Mark Axel


This last week we officially changed focus from Comparative Religion to the Holocaust.  It is, of course, on the one hand a very difficult subject, and on the other, a vitally important one. The first stage of our studies will be focused on the facts of what happened.  By the end of this first phase the students will have a clear picture of the what, the when, and the how.  


December Blog

12/30/2019 10:23:50 PM


The Comparative Religion half of the year is almost done! We have looked long and hard into the defining elements of Judaism, examined Christianity, and just this last week wrapped up our (brief) appreciation of Islam and how similar - and yet very different- it is to Judaism. After the winter break we will spend just one week with Hinduism before moving on to the Holocaust Studies half of the year.

Happy Hanukkah! (חג חנוכה...

November Blog

12/06/2019 03:07:40 PM


8th & 9th Grade Yehadut

After getting off to a slow start this year - thanks to my hip surgery - the class is now deeply into the Comparative Religion section of our curriculum for the year.  We had some interesting readings, and more interesting discussions on Judaism - what it is, and what it isn’t, and how those definitions can be different for each of us and yet still valid for all of us.  We have also begun our...Read more...

Welcome to 8th & 9th Grade Judaics

07/20/2019 11:02:06 PM


Welcome to 8th & 9th Grade Judaics at Beth Tikvah. Here you will find the week to week information on what our students are learning and doing in our class. Please come back regularly to stay up to date.

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