Hanukkah, the Holiday of Lights
In this ongoing class, pupils will learn about the history of the holiday, songs, chanukiyyah/menorah-lighting how-to, recipes and games.
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$12 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 3 weeks
55 minutes per class
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Week 1. The history behind the holiday, and the meaning of the name. Making a light catcher with Chanukah-themed shapes. Chanukah song, Chanuka Chag Yafeh, and story, The Chanukah Visitor. Week 2. How to light the menorah, also called Chanukiah. Riddles and a story, The Biggest Latke in the World. Week 3. The dreidel game: how to play it, where it came from. What are traditional Chanukah foods? Making Zalabia--Iraqi doughnuts. Chanukah songs, Sevivon Sov Sov, Sheleg al HaAretz. This class is...
Students will learn about various practices of the Chanukah holiday: how it came into being, and how it is celebrated in different places.
Instruction will be given on correct kindling of the menorah. If your learner wants to practice it on the spot, supervision will be needed. We will include crafts, necessitating the use of scissors. Please supervise the younger learners. I have taught afternoon Hebrew school as well as day school for many years, and have a repertoire of activities for children.
I shall provide the needed craft materials list, and a recipe for the Zalabia.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
My education has been a source. Also, I am using an old recipe, and riddle and stories from My Lucky Dreidel.
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34 total reviews
36 completed classes
I am a teacher with extensive experience, having taught elementary through high school. Most of my career has involved teaching Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Environment, but I have also taught Hebrew and Judaics. I...