Let’s fight for the light and reach new heights

By Anna Frieman, senior, Scheck Hillel Community School Sholem was the kid who always had a smile on his face, who never complained, who was an emblem of love, gratitude, and Jewish pride.  One time I asked him why he wore a Kippah, and his answer was so simple but so beautiful. “Because I’m Jewish,” … Continue reading Let’s fight for the light and reach new heights

Sholem’s Legacy

By Devorah Benchimol The Talmud says: man fears his fellow man more than he fears God.   This article was written by Sholem’s mom, Devorah and translated by Anna Frieman. A simple Sunday night, during the crazy COVID quarantine. A family readying itself for just another week to come. Me, preparing, doing my things, hearing my … Continue reading Sholem’s Legacy

How do we gracefully weather this temporary ‘normal’?

Since it is neither possible nor a good idea to sanitize the world, our microcosms are our own responsibility. This has always been true. Spare yourself the unhealthy stress of worrying what others are doing. Focus on your personal efforts and thank Hashem in advance for continuing to keep you safe.