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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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Some of the Girls Time cohort jumping for joy at Passover in Moab

Girls’ Time – An Outing Based Program for 5th-6th Graders

“Me?” said Rabbi Jamie, when a group of parents approached her asking that she run Girls’ Time. (Girls’ Time is Adventure Judaism’s monthly outing-based class, for 5th and 6th graders.) “And then,” said one of the moms, “she squealed with delight in a very un-rabbinic fashion, which is exactly why we wanted her to teach our kids.”
Sunday School Boulder Colorado for Gilrs
Girls’ Time Makes Learning Fun
“I actually created Girls’ Time,” explained Rabbi Jamie. But she had never taught it. She dreamed up Girls’ Time when her own daughter announced that she really, really, really, really didn’t like Sunday school. She complained that the boys were loud and physically pushy and soaked up all teacher’s attention. “The problem was,” explained Rabbi Jamie, “that in our religious school (ARK) we wanted the boys to be active and stretch their legs. We don’t do desks or books or worksheets in our religious school. We move, hike, and play games. I want the boys to be active. But I also wanted my own kiddo to enjoy our Sunday school.”
And so, Girls’ Time was born. It’s changed over the years but under Rabbi Jamie’s leadership, it will return to its... 


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