Penina finished 1 1/2 weeks ago and has been very busy catching up on missed sleep since then :). She came home from her last day with a certificate given to the student who made the most progress and worked really hard. As a sucker for hard work, seeing that made me cry. So proud of her.
Ilana finishes today and I end this round of ulpan on Tuesday. We fixed that scheduling disaster by my only going until break time on the days that we have things planned to do. We went to Ashdod beach the other day, and Shalom Shachne and Ilana joined us on Sunday for our first trip to the Israel Museum. I think we need another five or so hours there to really see everything there, but it was a good start!
The girls had their dance recital last week and it was amazing, b''H. The women who run their dance school worked so hard to have a show that was interesting and full of good things to watch and listen to. Ilana's Jazz class danced LIVE to singer Shaindel Antelis (if you are a teenage frum girl, you probably just squealed right now)!
Penina's Jazz class had a "Galactic" theme, and Chana and I showed up early to help with the groovy makeup
Please join us in saying tehilim for Shalom Shachne's stepfather Ed, Yehuda ben Sarah, who is quite ill....