In honor of the first day of Hanukkah, I went to Beit Ahavah yesterday. Beit Ahavah is a hebrew school in Florence, where I took pictures for today’s issue. Happy Hanukkah!

December 10, 2009 – Teacher Ben Beraha studies hebrew words with Reed Young and Ben Feinland at the weekly Hebrew School of Beit Ahavah in Florence.
December 10, 2009 – Rabbi Raquel S. Kosovske lights the candle in a practice hanukkah with her students at the Beit Ahavah week hebrew school in Florence.
December 10, 2009 – Kenny Hahn and his students bump fists after his students, all advanced 5th & 6th graders get a particular meaning right in Hebrew. The students are (left to right) Zachary Levitt, Olivia Puett, Sarina Hahn and Julia Snodgrass.
December 10, 2009 – Olivia Pruett, Sarina Hahn and Julia Snograss clap and laugh after they get a particular word in Hebrew correct. They are advanced Hebrew students at the weekly Hebrew School Beit Ahavah in Florence.
December 10, 2009 – Joe Marks and Lillian Etlinger play a game in which they match hebrew words to english ones at the weekly Hebrew School Beit Ahavah in Florence.