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
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If Hanukkah isn't the "Jewish Christmas", what is it? Come find out! (Please note the separate classes for ages 9-12 and 12-15.) Taught by a teacher with an MA in Jewish Studies class, this class introduces younger students to the eight day festival of Hanukah. I will share the story of Judah and the Maccabees and the origins of Hanukah, and will explain why Hanukah is considered a minor holiday. I'll also share the tradition of lighting a Hanukah menorah! We'll discuss the traditional...
•. 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.
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.
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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.
Caroline Esther, MA, MS
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
126 total reviews
190 completed classes
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! I've earned...