Monthly Archives: November 2016

When Morah is a Rebbi

Here’s a link to the article as it appeared in Hamodia, and the text of the article follows:


When Morah is a Rebbi

In the K1 classroom on one side of the street, 4-year-old Zevy and his classmates stare wide-eyed at the real fish head while learning about the simanim of Rosh Hashanah. In the K2 classroom across the road, Shimmy and friends nudge closer to get a better look. They eagerly accept an invitation to feel the fish’s face, taking the opportunity to run adventurous fingers over its eyeball. No one takes up the offer to taste that jelly-like orb, but there is a horror in the very thought that thrills Shimmy deliciously.

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