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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>

  • 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 ...
  • Ohr Chadash Fall Round-Up by Morah Shari Zuber With the conclusion of the holidays of Tishrei celebrations, one of the central focuses of our Ohr Chadash classes’ began, the studying of the Parashat HaShavuah (the weekly Torah portion).  Each class, on age-appropriate levels, studied the myriad multi-faceted stories of Bereshit (Genesis), beginning with the miracle of Creation, continuing with Adam and Eve, the ...
  • Ohr Chadash Tishrei Recap by Morah Ruth Merrill The Jewish month of Tishrei is a very special month in the Jewish calendar.  No other month has as many “holy days” one following the other. The students of Ohr Chadash had an opportunity this year to both learn and experience the holidays of Tishrei.  Students and Rabbis brought in their shofars and blew then ...
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