As a public school child in the 70’s, my Valentine’s Day often ended in tears. I remember digging into my optimistically large brown paper bag in first grade to find only three envelopes, even though my mother had insisted I fill out mass-produced cards for every child in my class. “No one likes me!” I […]
Today was my last official day of work for the school year, although every teacher knows that we never really stop working. (In fact, I haven’t even finished cleaning my classroom.) At our final staff meeting for the year, we had a chance to see a beautiful video made by JESNA that was filmed in large part at our school (and in large part in my Kindergarten classroom.) You’ll get a chance to see me, my Gibson, my daughters, my former students, and Harold Grinspoon holding a copy of The Shabbat Princess. But even more importantly, you’ll see hundreds of kids who are clearly loving their Jewish education. Enjoy, and shabbat shalom!