RELIGIOUS SCHOOL NEWS – JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2020

Welcome Back! First Day of Midweek Religious School is Thursday January 2, 2020 at 4:45pm.

First Friday Shabbat Service at 6:30pm, Friday, January 3, 2020 begins with socializing Oneg at 6:00pm

NFTY Winter Kallah, January 17-20, Wakefield, VA
Calling all students in Grades 9th and 12th. The weekend will be filled meeting new people and seeing your friends from NFTY, Camp, Israel and Mitzvah Corps. Enjoy fun, interactive Saturday night activity. Wrestle with hot topics and challenge your assumptions during interactive teen-led programs. Share your talents and cheer on your friends at the annual talent show. Unplug at camp and enjoy outdoor fun. For more information go to http://www.nfty.org/

NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL, Sunday, January 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Grade 4 Family Education Program on Sunday, February 2, 9:30am in Social Hall
Please join us on Sunday, February 2, for the Grade 4 Family Education Program. The program is focused on Life Cycle Events. In addition, it is an opportunity to get to know the other parents in Grade 4.

Grade 4 Shabbat Service and Dinner, Friday, February 7, 6:30pm
Please join us for the Fourth Grade Family Shabbat Service and Dinner on Friday, February 7. There is a socializing Oneg at 6:00pm. Shabbat Service is at 6:30pm and the Shabbat Dinner is at 7:30pm. No charge for dinner for the immediate family. Grandparents and guests are welcome for a cost of $15. Please RSVP to schooladmin@templeemanuelmd.org.

Machaneh Musar (Ethical Wisdom Camp), Sunday, February 9 at 9:00am
The next installment of Machaneh Musar, our ethical wisdom camp, takes place on Sunday, February 9, as the religious school explores the value Anavah – modesty and humility. Special guest educator will be Eliana Light.

NO RELIGIOUS SCHOOL, Sunday, February 16, Presidents’ Weekend

Grades 3-4 Family Retreat, February 22-23, at Capital Camps, Waynesboro, PA
Mark your calendars! The Grade 3-4 family retreat is coming up on February 22-23. All students in third or fourth grade and a parent are invited to bond as a family, as a class, and as a community with 24 hours of fun, engaging, and one-of-a-kind programming. Don’t miss out! More details coming soon. Question, please email Cantor Adam Davis at adamdavischi@gmail.com.