Here’s what you need for our virtual High Holy Days youth programs

We are so excited to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with you this year! We’ve got all kinds of activities planned to make this year’s programs fun and meaningful together on Zoom. But we want you to be prepared! Please have the following things handy when you log in to your age group’s program. Thanks so much!

-Ruby, Diana, Jacob, and Ella & the Youth Programming Team

ALL YOUTH

5-8 YEAR OLDS AND 9-11 YEAR OLDS

  • Paper
  • Pencils
  • Pencil crayons/markers

12-13 YEAR OLDS

  • Paper 
  • Writing utensil
  • Flyers or other recycled papers (we have arranged to send old flyers home with youth in the Jewish Studies program)
  • Scissors
  • Markers or colored pens or pencils
  • Tape

TEEN PROGRAM

For Rosh Hashanah please have the following ingredients and materials in your kitchen: 

  • 1 pot with a lid 
  • 1 non-stick skillet
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 2 medium size onions, diced small
  • 10 dried apricots, quartered
  • 6 dried figs quartered
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cups pistachios or pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup long grain rice 
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon or orange zest
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds

For Yom Kippur please spend the Asseret Yemei Teshuvah (10 Days of Repentance between the two holidays) collecting recyclables to use in an art project. Paper, cardboard, plastic, anything that looks interesting!