‘Tis the day before Rosh Ha-Shana and all through my house I am kvelling (sighing big sighs of pleasure) and schepping (i.e., experiencing - no not “schlepping,” which is something else entirely) such naches (deep gratitude and pleasure – no, not nachos!) from our wonderful kids and their amazing “Three Morehs (technically that should be morim – plural of teachers, but whatever; no, not the Three Tenors, but our THREE AMAZING, FANTASTIC AND TRULY GENEROUS TEACHERS OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE: MIKE JAWER, ERIC ROSENBERG, AND OUR NEWEST MEMBER WHO HAS JUMPED RIGHT IN, MINDEE LAUMANN.
Mike, Eric and Mindee just sent the following letter to all our kids’ parents about the first day of our “little school in the little shul in Arlington” and I feel it’s worthy to share it with the whole Kol Ami community. Hope Warshaw, to whom we owe a big debt of appreciation for coordinating our children’s programs, asked me “how do you say WOW” in Hebrew? Well, I guess it would be what Israeli’s say “Yofi (beautiful) – fantasti (you can figure that one out) – kol ha-kavod (all the honor to you!) – yasher koach (all the power to you) or m’tzuyan! (excellent!).
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