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Learn About Judaism: What Is Hanukkah? (Ages 6-8)

Hanukkah is NOT the Jewish Christmas -- come learn what Hanukkah (aka Chanukkah, Chanukah, Hanukah or Hannukah) is all about!
Caroline Esther, MA, MS
126 total reviews for this teacher
18 reviews for this class
Completed by 87 learners
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Class
30 minutes
per class
Meets once
6-8
year olds
1-8
learners per class
per learner

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Class Experience

•.      Students will learn about the origins of the holiday of Hanukah 
•	Students will hear and understand the story of Hanukah
•	Students will learn about the Hanukah traditions children celebrate in the United States, 
        and around the world
•	Students will have a chance to casually interact with peers around a shared learning goal
•	Students will practice using their listening skills and their speaking skills
I have an MA in Jewish Studies from the University of Indiana-Bloomington.  I have also completed several other academic Jewish Studies and Religious Studies classes, at the graduate level. I was raised Jewish, and I taught Hebrew school for several years.
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Please bring the following items to class:

Paper, crayons or markers, and pencil.

Optional: Bring a dreidel, IF your student has one and wants to show it to the class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
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30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This is a secular and inclusive class about the holiday of Hanukah. All students are welcome.  No prior knowledge is required.
There is mention of fighting/battles in the Hanukkah story. I do not go into great detail, but it is mentioned, and other students may ask or comment about this topic.
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Teacher

Caroline Esther, MA, MS
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Friendly Learning
126 total reviews
190 completed classes

About Me

Hello parents and students,

I’ve worked with and taught many different kids and teens, from a broad range of families. Whether teaching online or in person, I always strive to help my students feel relaxed and accepted as they learn!

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