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Lower School Updates

For the first time in three years, Heschel welcomed back seniors from Project Ezra, a social service agency on the Lower East Side for older adults, to spend some time with our 5th grade students. The children and the seniors shared lunch and did some Purim singing together, and students sent their guests home with filled-to-the-brim mishloah manot! The students prepared by talking about the mitzvah וְהָדַרְתָּ פְּנֵי זָקֵן, it is important to respect older people; and brainstormed questions to ask the seniors.
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