Monthly Archives: December 2015

“We Light These Lights: A New Hanerot Hallelu Prayer for Hanukkah” by Rabbi Brant Rosen

We light these lights for the instigators and the refusers the obstinate and unyielding for the ones who kept marching the ones who tended the fires the ones who would not bow down. We light these lights for the sparks … Continue reading

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Even the shadow calligraphy is impossible to decipher

I just learned that a colleague and friend has passed away. She had many ailments and fell earlier this year, after the school year had begun. The complications from her fall combined with her other health issues ended in her … Continue reading

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the bus by Paul Kirchner

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Always wear underwear

In class we are reviewing prefixes, roots, and suffixes. I encouraged the students that knowing these would help them in understanding lots of vocabulary and help them with better comprehension because they would be able to make more informed guesses … Continue reading

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Introducing Fahrenheit 451 for the last time

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