On Yom HaShoah, “Holocaust Remembrance Day” (27th Nisan / May 24), the Leo Baeck Education Center community commemorated the lives and heroism of the six million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. [Read more…]
In March thirteen Leo Baeck high school students traveled to London for an exciting and emotional study tour to mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Rabbi Dr. Leo Baeck, in whose honor our school is named, and to follow in the footsteps of the Kindertransport stories.
On March 11, 2017, Ohel Avraham had twice the topsy turvy Purim fun with two Megillah readings! Ohel Avraham celebrates Purim each year, but this was the first year with two celebrations. [Read more…]
As part of their 20th century history studies, Leo Baeck high school students learn about Germany Jewry before, during and after the Holocaust, the totalitarian government, and its results during the Cold War. In this unique program, this year students prepared research papers, Wikipedia articles, and as a culmination and completion of this learning process, 26 students participated in an alternative visit to Berlin during the Purim holiday in March.
Leo Baeck 12th grader Noa Widmann, 11th grader Or Lauterbach-Goren, and 12th graders Lottem Arava and Dana Shtainberg, participated in The Israel Middle East Model United Nations (TIMEMUN), a student-led international model debate conference simulating the United Nations, now in its 16th year, held at the Walworth Barbour American International School in February. [Read more…]