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Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center

A Jewish Community Built on Caring, Prayer and Learning

210-10 Union Turnpike, Hollis Hills, NY 11364
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Our Education Director Reports

<h4>Meet our education director – Ruth Merrill</h4>

  • Heading Towards Hanukkah…Yay!!! 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 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 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 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 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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