Journalism Takes Flight

Journalism Takes Flight

By Amidan C. Sixth Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation The newest middle school elective at Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s Krieger Schechter Day School (KSDS) is journalism. This class will enable students to write articles that will be...

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Sharing the Joy of Shabbat

Sharing the Joy of Shabbat

By Fiona W. Sixth Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Celebrating Shabbat with family and friends is a common practice among members of the Jewish community, but sometimes it proves difficult to make time for big get-togethers. With the...

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Forging Friendships with Seniors

Forging Friendships with Seniors

By Sara S. Seventh Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation As technology rapidly advances, the distance between senior citizens and modern society seems to widen. To help close this gap, seventh grade students at Chizuk Amuno Congregation’s...

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ICJS and the Younger Generation

ICJS and the Younger Generation

By Sarai S. Sixth Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation When I lived in Virginia, I was the only student in my class who was Jewish. My classmates often commented about my religion, which made me uncomfortable. At the time, I did not fully...

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Working to End Hunger

Working to End Hunger

By Zachary W. Sixth Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Many people work to help feed the hungry nowadays, but one program that stands out in particular. Bunches of Lunches — sponsored by the Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC), Chizuk...

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A Response to Hurricanes

A Response to Hurricanes

By Lior G. Sixth Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Recently, a number of hurricanes and tropical storms have devastated parts of the world. From Hurricane Harvey in Texas to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, homes, businesses and schools...

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A Seventh Grade Sukkah Experience

A Seventh Grade Sukkah Experience

By Aaron M. Seventh Grade, Krieger Schechter Day School of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Sukkot is one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish calendar. People build sukkahs, and then spend most of their time inside the sukkah. People enjoy everyday activities in their...

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