Palo Alto School for Jewish Education
6th Grade: Israel from Early Days until Today
Main Focus - 6th
History of Israel; from ancient to present.History of Israel; from ancient to present.
Holidays and Celebrations - 6th
Participate in school-wide celebrations of major holidays; Hanukkah*, Purim*, Passover*.
Bible Stories - 6th
Bible stories studied through drama, literature, art, and discussion.
History and Israel - 6th
The main focus of the year. Highlights include Zionism; the declaration of the state; wars; immigration; life in Israel today.
Jewish Values and Ethics - 6th
Ongoing discussions of Jewish ethical issues related to the events in ancient and modern Israeli history.
Prayers, Blessings - 6th
Blessing is said before snack each week.
Holiday blessings and celebrations.
Music/Dance/Arts & Crafts - 6th
Art projects when appropriate for lessons taught
Cooking holiday foods.
Textbook - 6th