End Of Semester Slideshow, WHC 8th 2009


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End Of Semester Slideshow, WHC 8th 2009

  1. 1. Washington Hebrew Congregation 8 th Grade 2009 “ It is not required of you to complete the task but neither are you free to desist from it.” Pirkei Avot 2:21
  2. 2. My pledge to do my part to prevent genocide, to eliminate hate and to care for others who are different from me Butterfly project for Houston Holocaust Museum
  3. 3. My pledge… <ul><li>I will spread the word about genocide to raise awareness </li></ul><ul><li>I will try my best to help the homeless, feed the hungry and take care of the elderly </li></ul>
  4. 4. Volunteering at A Wider Circle
  5. 5. My pledge… <ul><li>I will inform my friends about what is going on in the world today. </li></ul><ul><li>I will talk with others and find things we have in common to start a friendship </li></ul><ul><li>I will tell my friends and family about what I have learned. </li></ul>
  6. 6. My pledge… <ul><li>I will spread the stories of what unfortunately happened to the Jews many years ago </li></ul><ul><li>I will donate furniture that my family and I do not need and do not use. </li></ul>
  7. 7. My pledge… <ul><li>I will help teach people about the Holocaust and genocide in Rwanda and Darfur. </li></ul><ul><li>I will volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>I will treat others the way I want to be treated no matter who they are or where they are from. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Packing bags of food for the hungry
  9. 9. My pledge… <ul><li>I will not judge anyone by their race but by who they are. </li></ul><ul><li>I will be nice to all people, teach younger kids not to use violence to solve their problems, and stick up for people who are being picked on. </li></ul><ul><li>I will speak my mind! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Snack bags for DC Central Kitchen <ul><li>I will do community service to help the homeless and the hungry. </li></ul>
  11. 11. My pledge… <ul><li>I will pass the stories of the Holocaust on to my children. </li></ul><ul><li>I will create fundraisers to support charities that work to end genocide. </li></ul><ul><li>I plan to share information about “Invisible Children” at my school. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Food pantry at A Wider Circle
  13. 13. A Wider Circle – furniture and food
  14. 14. My pledge… <ul><li>I will treat others with respect </li></ul><ul><li>I will treat others the way I want to be treated </li></ul><ul><li>I will not be racist </li></ul><ul><li>I will encourage others not to hate </li></ul><ul><li>I will be sure to remember everything that happened. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>This is my pledge…. </li></ul><ul><li>The 8 th Grade Class of </li></ul><ul><li>Washington Hebrew Congregation </li></ul><ul><li>The Confirmation Class of 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>This is my promise… </li></ul>