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  • What a Most Wonderful First Year! June 4, 2018 How time flies!  It is so hard to believe that I have already completed my first full year as the Director of the Ohr Chadash Religious School.  I am so pleased to report that during this year our enrollment has increased by almost 25%, our students are reading Hebrew at a higher level of proficiency, ...
  • The New Ohr Chadash Religious School – Our Mission, Our Focus April 3, 2018 The new Ohr Chadash Religious School has now successfully completed our first eight months.  I cannot express how truly honored I am to be the Director of this most unique and special Jewish institution. In addition, I am so pleased with the outstanding progress we have made since this past Summer. So just what is the ...
  • A Continuing Focus on Holiday Simcha…Please Join Us! March 1, 2018 The Ohr Chadash Religious School has now successfully, and most comfortably, settled into our Winter/Spring  Home at Hillcrest Jewish Center.  A very special thank you to Rabbi Kogan and the entire Welcoming HJC Staff…Todah Rabah. As you read this article, Ohr Chadash will have completed very festive Rosh Hashanah, Succot, Chanukah, Tu B’Shevat and Purim Family ...
  • Todah Rabah ICCJ for a Truly Fantastic First Semester and now off to Hillcrest JC February 6, 2018 Yes, the Ohr Chadash Religious School First Semester is officially over and we have already begun our Second Semester which is being held at Hillcrest Jewish Center.  Before you know it, another Summer will have passed and we will be gracing the halls of Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center where I look forward to meeting ...
  • Ohr Chadash Religious School…Growing, Learning & Succeeding December 28, 2017  Can You Believe It? We Are Already Four Months Into Our New School Year! I am so very pleased to report that the Amazing Students of Ohr Chadash continue to learn and achieve at a fantastic pace!  Torah, Bible, Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh, Jewish Holidays, Blessings, Hebrew Language and Hebrew Reading have all been key elements of ...
  • Heading Towards Hanukkah…Yay!!! November 30, 2017 A very exciting, meaningful and successful November was enjoyed by all at Ohr Chadash during this past month.  Highlights included a beautiful Havdalah Service every Sunday Morning led by Rabbi Uri, Weekly visits from our three Wonderful Rabbis, Rabbi Fryer-Bodzin, Rabbi Kogan and Rabbi Wise, an Amazing “Torah/Holiday Family Feud Program and Luncheon” and a ...
  • Off to a Fantastic Start October 30, 2017 Finally, after many challenging weeks and months of Summer Planning by both the very dedicated Ohr Chadash Board Members and Teachers, the new school year arrived and we have been off to a ‘Fantastic Flying Start’ ever since.  I cannot begin to express how pleased I am to be meeting and getting acquainted with the ...
  • Farewell to Ohr Chadash by Ruth Merrill June 9, 2017 It is almost impossible to believe how quickly the school year passed. I know, we all think that every year, whether we are students, parents, teachers or the Education Director. It was less than ten months ago that staff positions were finalized, books were ordered and the arduous registration process was underway. Now as I ...
  • A Sweet Fundraiser for Ohr Chadash by Ruth Merrill May 4, 2017 As of this writing, our Pre-Passover Seder has yet to occur, our school Yom Hashoah program is still on the horizon, and our school-wide May special activities are still a month away. What I would like to talk about is our Annual Passover Candy Fundraiser.  Each year, prior to this one, Lauren Ackerman, one of our ...
  • Mechina’s Holiday Creation by Morah Shari Zuber March 30, 2017 Matzo, maror, charoset, four cups of grape juice; these items are all part and parcel of the Passover Seder.  However, for the Mechina class, there is something extra special about this year’s holiday celebration.  Each student in our class had the unique opportunity to make his/her own personalized Haggadah. At the Passover Seder we specifically state ...
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