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Torah Treats: Pinchas

This week’s Torah reading mentions “bikkurim” — first fruits.

Parsha Craft: Pinchas. Daughters of Tzelafchad Paper Doll Chains

In Parshat Pinchas, we meet the five daughters of Tzelafchad: Machlah, No’ah, Chaglah, Milkah and Tirtzah. When Tzelafchad dies, these daughters petition Moshe to grant them their father’s inheritance since he had no sons.

Torah Treats: Chukat

We’re recreating a famous Torah scene!

Parsha Craft: Chukat. Paper Plate Spiral Snakes

This week’s Parsha, Parshat Chukat, includes a very enigmatic episode:

10 Ways to Say Thank You to Teachers

It’s that time of year. Time to show appreciation to the educators in your life. Here are ten ideas from creative to unique to say thanks.

Wonderful Word Search: Beha’alotcha

Life wandering the desert can be tough. There is work to be done in the Temple of Meeting, there is wandering to be done, and there is Manna to be eaten. The Israelites begin to rebel in this week’s Torah reading.

Coloring Page: Parshat Beha’alotcha (Click on drawing to print)


Travel Tips for Moses

As Shavuot heads our way, I’ve been thinking about Moshe in the desert. It took him 40 years to travel an estimated 1400 miles to bring the Jews out of Egypt and lead them to the land of Israel. And while I’ve spent my fair share of time in Jewish Day School and understand the reverence we are supposed to have for our Jewish heroes and leaders, I truly believe I could have taught Moshe a thing or two about traveling with family.

Parsha Recipe: Har Sinai Cake – Yitro

In this week’s Torah reading, Parshat Yitro, we read about the monumental moment of the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. 

Coloring Page: Parshat Bamidbar (Click on Picture to Print)

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