Hebrew school on Wednesdays is session on Feb. 10th, 17th, and 24th
This week's Parashah is Mishpatim and it is taken from the second book of the Torah, Shemot, or Exodus in English.
How is the word Mezuzah mentioned in this week's Parashah?
Torah Math Question
take the number of the books of Torah
multiply by the matriarchs
multiply that number by the number of years the Jews were wandering in the wilderness
divide that number by the number of unclean animals of each kind Noah brought into the ark
divide that number by the number of question there are at the Passover Sedar (hint: the Mah Nishtahnah)
Trivia Questions for the week of January 27th
This weeks Parashah is entitled Yitro
Who is Yitro (hint: Jethro) Yitro or Jethro was the father-in-law of Moses
Many thanks to the Auerbach family for donating the snacks for the canteen. It is very much appreciated!!!!
Congrats to this week's Trivia Winner:
Basic Jewish Trivia
What did Lot's wife turn into?
Lot and his wife we fleeing Sodom and Gemorrah and they wee told not to look back. Lot's wife did and she was turned into a pillar of salt.
Torah Math Question
1) Take the total number of commandments (hint: not 10)613
2) Subtract the number of Patriarchs (610)
3) Then divide by how many of each unclean animal was brought into Noah's Ark (610 divided by 2= 305
4) Divide that by the number of books in the Torah 305 divded by 5= 61
We now have a canteen. Assorted cips and juice boxes 50 cents each!!!!
Due to the wintry weather conditions there will be No Sunday school and No Hebrew school tomorrow. We hope everyone stays warm and safe and that you get the chance to rest and also the chance to enjoy the snow!!!!
Due to the weather wintry weather conditions there will be No Sunday and No Hebrew school tomorrow. We hope everyone stays safe and warm and that you get a little rest and a chance to enjoy the snow!!!!
Watch this website, the UHS Facebook and your email for information reagrding possible school closing.
Next week we begin our Canteen
Details to follow
DebTrivia Questions for the week of January 20th
Congrats to this week's Trivia Sleuths
This week's Haftarah, the reading from the prophets includes a song from one of our female prophets. It is known as "The song of _______" (insert name of prophetess)Devorah or Devorah
Take the number of years the Jews wondered in the wilderness after leaving Egoyt
Take that number then add the number of days that it rained while Noah was in the Ark
Take that total and add to it the number of minor prophets
Take that total and add to it the number of days we celebrate or observe Passover or Pesach outside of Israel
Basic Jewish Trivia Question for January 20th
What are Eytzei Chaiyim and wht does this term mean.
(Hint is is the plural if a term you may be familiar with)
Answer: The wooden rollers the Torah is attached to are called Eytzei Chayyim and that term is plural for The Tree(s) of Life"
Trivia Questions for the week of January 13th
Basic Jewish Trivia question
Name one (or more than one) food that it is customary to eat on Tu B;Shevat?
Answer: pomegranite, dates, olives, figs, etc. tree food found in Israel
The story of what Jewsih holiday is covered in this week's Parashah?
(Hint it is not Tu B"shevat)
Answer: Passover or Pesach
The Jews returned to Eretz Yisrael, the land of Israel, from exile in Egypt in the Jews year (FC, from creation) 2488. The Jews remained in Eretz Yisrael unitl the year 3338 (F.C.) when the Holy Temple was destroyed and the Jews were sent into Exlie in Babylonia. The jews returned from exile in Babylonia to build the Second (Holy) Temple in the yeat 3408, F.C.
How long were the Jews in exile in Babylonia? Answer: 70 years
Basic Jewish Trivia Question:
What makes up the TaNaKh?
In this week's Haftarah it says that G-d will gathered the people Israel who have been scattered and they shall dwell in their own land which I gave to ________, my servant
Who is the servant that G-d is referring to
(Reference Ezekiel 28 verse 25)
Take the number of minor prophets
Subtract the number of cups of wine on Pesach
Add the books of the Torah
Add how old a tree should be before we eat the fruit?
UHS has classes every Wednesday in January, weather permitting
A Happy, Healthy 2016 to All! UHS resumes classes Wed., Jan. 6th at 4:30 PM
Trivia Questions for Winter Break
Basic Jewish Trivia Question
Other than Shabbat and Rosh Chodesh what is the nest Jewish holiday?
Whose family is reunited in this week's Torah portion?
Torah Math Question
Take the number of the days of Chanukah
Add to it the number of Parashiot (parshahs/portions) in the book of Genesis
(answers found on page 109 of UHS study siddur)
Divide that by the number of tablets Moses brought down from Mount Sinai
This week's Trivia Question submitted by Jessica Patish! Thanks, Jessica!
Here are a few Winter Weather Words in Hebrew
Shamayim Mi' oo'nah'nim- cloudy sky
Meh-zeg Ah-veer- Weather
Questions for the week
This week's Parashah is Vayeshev it is taken from the book of Genesis chapter 37:1-40:23
Who in this week's Parashah had a special garment and what is it?
Basic Trivia Question
What is a menorah and what is a chanukiah?
What is the difference between them?
Extra Challenge question
The original menorah, where was it located?
Torah Math Question
Take the number of days of Chanukah
Add to it the number of branches of a Chanukiah
Add to that the number of branches in a Menorah
Take that number and subtract the number of Israel (Jacob)
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Don't forget to give our weekly trivia questions a try If you have any extra items around appropriate for our prize bucket, please let me know. Please remember to have you chils bring their book each week,
Avraham greets his visitors.
Congrats to the trivia winners this week
Rachel Jankell and Jessica Patish
Parashah Question for the week.
This week's Parashah is Va-yetzei
What was Jacob's dream when he was on his way to Haran?
Basic Tiriva Question for the week.
A tallit has 4 tzitzit and one atarah. What are tzittzit and what is an ahtarah?
Torah Math Question
take the number of strangers that came to Abraham's tent
Add to it the number of books of the Torah
Add to that the number of chapters in the book of Genesis
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School Schedule and Drop Off Information:
UHS Wednesday hours are from 4:30-6:30. We meet at The Hebrew Academy of Tidewater next to the Jewish Community Center.
Because of the later class time, before-care location and start time are under evaluation, pending what needs emerge as we receive registrations; it will end 4:25, when children go to class.
Pickup is now in front of the HAT entrance. Drive up, and your child(ren) will be brought out to you. You no longer need come to the classroom to get them.
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