Alumni Update: Ora Raymond
Ora Raymond (Heilicher '12) volunteered for Magen David Adom in Jerusalem in the summer of 2017. She passed her EMT test (60 hour first responder first aid training) and Hebrew Medical vocabulary test to be able to serve on an ambulance with Hebrew speakers.
This fall, Ora is returning to Lawrence University in Appleton, WI as a sophomore. She is in the National Honors Society and on the Dean's List. She will be the Vice President of Hillel Student Association, captain of her La Crosse team, and a Sunday School teacher at the local synagogue.
Way to go, Ora!
If you or another Heilicher alum that you know has volunteered for Magen David Adom or other organizations in Israel, please let us know so we can recognize your good work. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ve been in school for five weeks already and this week we turn our attention to the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Read about Heilicher staff customs to welcome the New Year on the Heilicher Blog.
After graduation, Heilicher alumna Simone P. encountered an uncomfortable situation at basketball camp. She decided to take a brave step to educate the camp about Jewish history related to an unintentional, yet offensive, long-standing camp practice.
Sixth graders had the opportunity to review the basics of the Tishrei holidays with Rabbi Max Davis and learn a few new things.