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May 09, 2003 - Image 54

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-05-09

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Kol Ami religious school students share Passover traditions with friends.

Staff Writer


tudents at Temple Kol Ami's religious school dis-
covered that sometimes the best way to learn is
to become the teacher.
The school's fourth-, fifth- and sixth :graders
were encouraged to invite non-Jewish friends to the
annual Temple Kol Ami Interfaith Seder on April 9. •
"The purpose of the seder is to teach others about
Passover, our traditions, rituals and even some commonal-
ity that we all share," said Andee Liberman, the syna-

gogue's director of education. "It gives the opportunity to
answer questions that the guests have and to share an
experience together that these kids never would have
Guests of the seder, which was conducted by Rabbi
Norman Roman, were able to learn about the holiday and
taste some traditional Passover foods.
"They participated in our seder, sang some of our tra-
ditional songs as well as silly Pesach songs," Liberman
said. The kids had the opportunity to see how similar we
are and how we can all learn from each other." ❑


Kol Ami fourth gradersStephen
Peters and Michael Halbany have
fun at the seder.

Rabbi Norman Roman breaks the
ma. tzah for the afikomen.

Interfaith seder participants at
Temple Kol Ami.

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Chelsea Hoedl joins Kol Ami
fifth gradestudents Jordan Earnst
and Michelle Rubin for the seder.

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