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Summer Academy

The TOR/Tahoe Summer academy is an opportunity for our kids to connect Jewishly throughout the summer. With engaging programming multiple times per week, students can log in to participate in real time, and/or view the sessions at their leisure from Facebook Live videos and on Youtube.

Click here to see previous weeks' programming

Click here to access the Weekend Torah Updates!

If you have students who are interested in participating, please click the button below to be placed on the Summer Academy email list.  

 

 

If you need supplies for any of the activities we are doing, please click the button below to have them delivered. (Supplies can be delivered for any week of activities, even after it has passed)


Week 4:

Building our ideal community!

Tuesday, July 14th
4:00pm-4:45pm Summer Academy: Models Community with Sevan Biran
Platform: Zoom
Join TOR's Sevan Biran for part 2 of a 3 part series about the elements of community. In this session, we will take our community designs and begin to build models of our ideal community!
 
Thursday, July 16th
1:00pm - 1:45pm - Summer Academy: Sweet Science!
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live
Join TOR’s Jacob Fefer as he teaches us how to make Rock Candy!
Materials Needed: 
 - Water
 - Granulated Sugar
 - Food coloring (optional)
 - Pot (and a stove to heat up water)
- Wooden spoon or spatula
 - Lollipop sticks or bambook skewers
 - Wide glass or mason jar or large plastic cup (at least 3)
 - Clothespins 
 - Plate

 

 
Need materials to participate? Click here to fill out the materials form and items will be delivered to you!
 

We are looking for short videos where you share what certain words/values mean to you. So, take a phone or tablet and record your answer to one (or all) of these questions. Then send your video to youth@orrishon.org. Make sure in the email to tell us which question you answered.

Who knows, maybe your video will end up on one of the Weekend Torah Update videos!!!

What does community (Kehillah) mean to you?

What does it mean to have Courage of the Heart (Ometz Lev)?

How are words powerful (Koach Hadibbur)?

Why is it important to welcome guests (Hachnasat Orchim)?

What does it mean to be made "in the image of God (B'tzelem Elohim)?"

Why are the ten commandment important?

Who was Moses?

What is your favorite thing about being Jewish?


Week 1: What does "community" mean to you?

June 23: Exploring Community with Rabbi Evon - Click here to watch on Facebook Live

June 25: Community is Beautiful: Planting seeds and making mezuzahs - Click here to watch on Facebook Live

Friday, June 26 - Click here to view the Weekend Torah Update - Korach!

Week 2: Fun with Community!

Tuesday, June 30: Share, Learn and Explore Virtually Together with Rabbi Evon! - Click here to watch on Facebook Live
 
 
Thursday, July 2: Community is Musical: Windchimes, Music & Community- Click here to watch on Facebook Live
 
Friday, July 3rd - Click here to view the Weekend Torah Update - Chukat/Balak!

 

Week 3: Elements of Community!

Tuesday, July 7: Nuts and Bolts of Community with Sevan Biran - Click here to watch on Facebook Live

Thursday, July 9: The tastes of our Community - Pickles and Rugelach - Click here to watch on Facebook Live

Friday, July 10: Click here to view the Weekend Torah Update - Pinchas!

 

 

 

Fri, July 10 2020 18 Tammuz 5780