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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
(718) 776-3500

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Our Education Director Reports

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

  • 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 ...
  • On the Move with Ohr Chadash After an exciting fall term at Hillcrest Jewish Center, Ohr Chadash packed its books and supplies and moved east along Union Turnpike to Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center. Many things have changed at HHBJC since the school was there over a year ago. The name may be a little different, but the warm welcome the ...
  • Ohr Chadash’s Winter Wind-up Although the Festival of Lights was still a week into the future, the Ohr Chadash families and staff celebrated the holiday with all the brightness and warmth as if the hanukkiyah were aglow on the eighth night.  On Sunday morning, December 18th, Morah Ruth Merrill welcomed the parents and children into the Hillcrest Jewish Center ...
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