"It’s really neat to see the personalities come out online. Some have their own online personas."
"One highlight of the week was seeing the kids' videos. The videos are very thoughtful and I enjoyed hearing their thought processes. I loved having snack together!"
"It has been exciting to see how students work; some will thrive in a different setting—and that has been the case. They’re expressing themselves in ways I hadn’t seen in the classroom. Seeing their videos has been amazing."
"Since we couldn’t gather together in person, we did a dance challenge. The kids had fun dressing up and dancing."
"The highlight was Kabbalat Shabbat. The kids shared their own traditions. One student shared that her family comes from Russia where they didn’t have freedom of expression."
"We celebrated two birthday parties and the kids wrote songs to each other and wore fun hats. They came to the parties with a joke or riddle, and they were all so creative."
"In science, they received a list of experiments they could do with household items. Science was still exciting even out of the lab."
"Some of the students interviewed an ultra orthodox rabbi about LGBTQ+ issues online. The kids were so interested and asked difficult questions. It was great conversation and nice to interact online with someone outside our community."
"The students said their lives were really good. We've been discussing mindfulness and they understand it. They see the blessings they have."
"They've been looking at art online and creating their own works. They've been very creative."
Tefila with All Grades
"Seeing all the kids and parents together was such an important reminder that we all need each other."