The ‘Wizards’ Of Greenwich

Can a ‘fun’-based Hebrew school run by a charismatic woman work magic for supplemental education?
10/24/2011 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Greenwich, Conn. — It’s a sunny, crisp Sunday morning in October, and inside the auditorium of the stately Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich building, about 50 kids, many wearing red hoodies and soccer shirts of various colors emblazoned with the words “Hebrew Wizards,” are sitting cross-legged on a large, brightly colored rug, singing “It is A Tree of Life,” a folk version of the song “Eitz Chaim.”

Surrounded by Wizard Boards, participants come together for prayer and music. Photos by Robert “Buster” Salomon, Jr.
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