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CHANGE OF PLANS- Israel 65 Parade This Sunday: We are joining the Gratz bus to travel to the parade this Sunday. The bus will leave Barrack at 9am and depart from the Phila. Convention Center, returning to Barrack at 1:30pm. THERE ARE STILL MORE SEATS available. Email Lauren Brody- Hyett to reserve a seat: firstname.lastname@example.org. Wear your special Yom Ha'atzmaut shirts. The JBHA group is called A-9. Line up for the parade is at 10am, between 20th and 21st and the Parkway. March with Barrack with Pride! Join us! Volunteers are also needed for the JBHA table/booth. Email Jennifer Groen to volunteer: email@example.com
Program & Sculpture Dedication in Memory and Honor of Dr. Felix Zandman z'l: A brief program honoring the life and memory of Dr. Felix Zandman will take place at Barrack on Friday, May 24, 10am. The program will be followed by the dedication of the sculpture "Righteous Rescuers," created by Grigory Potosky, in honor of the Righteous Rescuers of Jews, 1933-45, and dedicated to the memory of Dr. Zandman. Joshua H. Landes '80, lovingly donated the sculpture to our school.
US Musical- The Sound of Music: This year's Upper School Musical, bows at St Joe's Bluett Theater, Sunday and Monday, May 26 & 27 at 3pm and on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28 & 29 at 7:30pm. To order tickets online, click here. Tickets will also be available at the door. Don't miss JBHA's production of this family-favorite show presented by our talented actors!
First Annual Kohelet SMART School Showcase, June 3: Congratulations to the following students and faculty members who were chosen to present at the first annual SMART School Showcase, sponsored by the Kohelet Foundation, on Monday, June 3, 5:30pm at the Kohelet Yeshiva High School: Ari Carr, Dara Engel, Jon Feld, Avigail Gerber-Schnieman, Stefanie Gerson-Marrow, Lev Ziskind, and faculty members Darin Katz, Marlene Gefter, Wendie Sittenfield and Laura Stern.The community is invited to attend. Please RSVP to:KFsmartschool@gmail.com
JBHA Athletic Banquet: The Athletic Banquet is set for Tuesday, June 4, 5:30pm at Barrack. Ari Roitman '94, Senior Vice President of Business for the Philadelphia Eagles, is the keynote speaker.
An Evening With Alison Klayman, June 5: Join us as Alison Klayman, award-winning filmmaker and journalist, and Akiba-Barrack alumna, Class of 2002, recounts highlights of her unanticipated career in in China and shares behind-the-scenes adventures in filming Ai Wei Wei Never Sorry, Wednesday, June 5, 7pm at Barrack. Alison will also screen clips from her her award-winning documentary that depicts the life and work of one of China's most famous artists and dissidents. Her documentary has been spotlighted at Film Festivals worldwide and has won a number of prestigious prizes. The event is FREE and open to the community. However reservations are requested. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-922-2324. Via email or phone, please include your name, phone number and number of attendees.
Class of 2013 Graduation: Commencement ceremonies for JBHA seniors is set for Thursday, June 6, 7:30pm at Temple Adath Israel. Mazel tov to our seniors and their families!
JBHA Tennis Champions! Congratulations to the JBHA Tennis Team for winning both the Penn-Jersey and Tri-County championships. Stay tuned for full details in the next Benainu.
Barrack Hebrew Summer Program, August 12-23: Are you looking to improve your reading, writing and conversational skills in Hebrew or seeking enrichment in Hebrew in a fun summer format? Yes, then the JBHA Hebrew Summer Program is for you. The ten-day session, set for August 12-23, 9:30-12:30pm at Barrack, is open to all Barrack students and students from throughout the community. Register today by contacting Rony Cohen: email@example.com
Leah Apple '09 Named a Fulbright Scholar: Congratulations to Leah Apple, Class of 2009, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, who was named a Fulbright Scholar! She will study in Taiwan in the fall.