Chanukah vacation at The WBM
(according to school schedule):
Thurs, Dec 14th thru (and including) Weds, Dec 20th
Classes resume on Thurs, Dec 21st.
* There ARE classes on Weds, Dec 13 (first day of Chanukah).
* There are NO classes throughout the rest of the holiday.
by Ilana Goldstein Saks In our haftarah we see David Hamelech at the end of his life (Melachim I 1:1). Sadly, his last chapter does not seem to reflect a reign of greatness and achievement. Instead we see a weak, elderly king wallowing in the results of past...
by Rabbi Herzl Hefter In this week’s parasha, Avraham circumcises his son Yitschak. I have always thought it odd that cutting away the foreskin of the male organ should serve as the symbol of the covenant between God and the descendants of Avraham. In order to...
By: Batya Hefter “God desires the Heart’; so teaches the Talmud. Where are our hearts, the seat of our desires and yearnings on this day? Since Rosh Chodesh Elul we have been the saying pasuk in mizmor leDavid, לך אמר לבי, בקשו פני, את פניך אבקש. On the face of...
by Batya Hefter These days of repentance and forgiveness intensify the ongoing struggle between judgement and unconditional love. On the personal plane, this translates into a struggle between holding ourselves accountable as opposed to being forgiving of ourselves....