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Project SHEMA- connecting generations, building community

Twelve-year-old Rachel Reale has been visiting with residents of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life since she was a very little girl. Her visits began with her pre-school class at Temple Sinai and are continuing today, as part of her community service project for her upcoming bat mitzvah. Even though her schedule is packed with school work, music, dance and Hebrew lessons, Rachel doesn’t find it hard to make time for friendly visits at the Center. “I like visiting the residents in their rooms, seeing pictures of their children and grandchildren, and hearing their stories from when they were young,” […]