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Reaching In, Reaching Out: A Tefillah Chug Focused On Dismantling Social Barriers Through Personal Identity Exploration

Using Sara K. Ahmed’s “Being the Change” (2018) framework, students connect and celebrate social comprehension skills and Jewish prayer. Through stories, identity webs, artwork, poetry, and Tefillah inquiry, students explore elements of their own identities, perspectives, and assumptions in order to weave stronger ties amongst our sacred community.

By: Shannon Rohlman, Rabbi Scott Slarskey, Samantha Thal from Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, B'nai Amoona Congregation, Shaare Emeth Congregation

Grade(s): 3, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: Art

Pedagogy: Constructivist

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