18 May Dare to Dream

At Schechter Manhattan we Dare to Dream!

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Shabbat Shalom

Benjamin Mann

Author’s Chair

Each week we will feature the written work of our students. We hope that you will stop back next week and see what they are writing and thinking about.


We took our Hebrew learning of the letter tzadi outside (or in Hebrew:  bachootz)!!  We drew and wrote about what we saw outside in Hebrew.

(ani ro-eh etzeem.)
(I see trees.)
Click here to view work by Nathan

(ani matzbee-ah pracheem.)
(I am pointing to flowers.)
Click here to view work by Neva

(ani ro-ah desheh.)
(I see grass.)
Click here to view work by Noa



After studying a poetry unit, third and fourth grade students explored writing from different perspectives, tapping into topics they felt passionately about, and using literary devices such as metaphor and simile to enhance the imagery within their writing.

Click here to view work by Gefen, Raphael, Ari, Adina & Jory


At the end of their last Talmud unit, 7th-grade students reflected on the differences between the rabbinic attitude towards honoring one’s parents, and the contemporary attitude.

Click here to view work by Maya