We continue to be impressed and inspired by so many wonderful organizations committed to tikkun olam (repairing the world).
Recently we had the opportunity to connect with StandWithUs, an amazing organization supporting Israel and fighting antisemitism on college campuses.
We also met with the amazing Yehuda Kohn, Executive Director of Bet Elazraki Children’s Home for over 150 at-risk children ages 6-18:
Gregg spoke with the Israeli Brothers of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity:
And Danielle spent five days with her friends from Boston who participated in the “Combined Jewish Philanthropies” Women’s Mission to Israel:
Jacob competed in the annual 5th Grade International Science Fair. Twenty-two schools participated from around the world, comprised of 286 teams. Jacob and his two teammates came in first place!
Jacob pictured below with his two teammates standing to his left:
Jacob’s grade has been conducting mock trials. During the last round, Jacob was assigned the role of Chief Justice. Below is the courtroom over which he presided:
Allison’s third grade class worked for nearly two months preparing for their Changemakers presentations. Allison chose Anne Frank as her Changemaker. She passionately embraced the project and took it upon herself to learn everything she could about Anne Frank. She found this project particularly interesting.
These last few weeks of school will be especially fun with many end-of-year events such as Field Days, Talent Shows, Band Concerts and Field Trips.