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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>

  • Ohr Chadash Celebrates Tu Bishvat The children had a blast making special arts and crafts project in honor of the holidays of Tu Bishvat and MLK day. We discussed with the students the significance of each of these days and the importance of thinking about improving the world and creating our own legacy. As part of the arts and crafts ...
  • Presenting the Past: History Comes to Life at Ohr Chadash The problematic lives of the Patriarchs and the Matriarchs, the derivation of the modern court system from the time of Moses, the expulsions and pogroms which resulted in migrations that made the Jewish people a global presence, the rise of Zionism, and of course, the Holocaust. These topics are just part of the history curriculum ...
  • Ohr Chadash Celebrates Chanukah We had so much fun celebrating the holiday of Chanukah at Ohr Chadash. Each of the students made beautiful, colorful Menorahs just in time for the for the first night of Chanukah. Some of the students had the opportunity to make hand painted dreidels as well. Morah Shari and her brother Paul were busy making ...
  • What a Most Wonderful First Year! 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 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 ...
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