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Berman Returns to In-Person Learning

October 11, 2020

Berman Hebrew Academy opened its doors to all 4 divisions, Preschool – 12th grade, in September and October. Our Preschool, Lower School, and Middle School students are learning full-time on campus, while our Upper School students have a two-grade weekly rotation. We have also equipped our classrooms with 360 degree Owl cameras and large televisions…

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A Gift of a Lifetime

September 27, 2020

Dear Berman Community, I’ve always wanted to change the world, to contribute something positive to people’s lives. I would read biographical books and articles ranging from The Rebbe’s Army to, l’havdil, Steve Jobs’ biography to best understand the traits and habits of the people that have changed our world. Each year I would revisit this personal objective…

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Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

Today we want to honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by reflecting on her life and legacy. Also known as the Notorious RBG, Ruth was a fearless fighter for women’s rights, an insightful lawyer, and well respected judge.  Last night, Judy, Calanit, and I drove to the supreme court to view the memorial that has been…

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A Community Commitment

September 15, 2020

Dear Berman Community,  Over the last several months, we have all made tremendous sacrifices and compromises to slow the spread of the coronavirus. We’ve limited playdates, cancelled travel and summer plans, and followed the guidelines set forth by our health departments and Rabbinic leadership. Meanwhile, at Berman, we have made significant investments to prepare our…

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Shuva B’Shalva Update-September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

Dear Berman Community, It has been a wonderful week of learning both virtually and in our classrooms. We are tremendously grateful to our team of administrators, faculty, and staff for creating innovative learning environments, and to our parents for working with their children through this first week. Once again, our students met new challenges with unmatched…

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Hamodiya-Summer Edition

August 31, 2020

Crossword Puzzle Maker

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פרשת כי תצא – August 28-29, 2020

August 28, 2020

Printer Friendly Version Times listed are for the Greater Washington D.C. Area. Candle lighting:         7:25 pm Shabbat ends:           8:26 pm Hearing the Shofar each day of Elul is a Minhag designed to remind us that the King is coming to visit soon!   < Family Learning What…

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An 11-year-old went in search of Elena Delle Donne’s shoes. She found her voice instead.

August 26, 2020

Adi Topolosky, a rising sixth grader, was recently featured in The Washington Post after she shared an op-ed on her experiences at a local shoe shoe. You can read her original op-ed here and The Post article below. We are so proud of Adi for standing up for what she believes in and helping other…

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Welcome to our New Faculty

August 23, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome the following individuals to our Berman Hebrew Academy faculty this year. Please join us in wishing a warm welcome to the following new staff members. Shiri Appel Lower School Judaic Assistant Shiri and her family moved back to the United States from Israel four years ago. Shiri studied nutrition in…

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