Student

I used to just talk to HaShem only when I needed something but now I find myself saying “HaShem, I am davening now because I want to talk to You”. This class taught me to look for Him and want Him in my life more.

Student

I learned that I can open up and there really are people who want to help me.

Student

I learned how important it is to me to strengthen my connection to Hashem.

Ella and Yaffa

It helps us learn to look at problems from different angles and perspectives just as we learned from the people who participated. It helps us build deeper relationships with others and become more selfless. We also loved how while we learn that we can learn a bit of Torah with it.

Teacher

I have a greater appreciation for the great potential that exists within each student and also for my need to ask Hashem for help in drawing out their potential.

Teacher

Lifnai Vlifnim has helped me push students to realize the impact that various relationships and friendships in their lives have on them (both positive and negative)

Teacher

Listening to others helps me reflect on my own experiences and relationships. I also more often approach Torah differently, thinking about personal connections with the text.

Student

Since people were able to be open with one another and talk about a deep and personal story it allowed us to become closer with each other and more trusting. It gave us a special relationship.

Student

Through our discussions and learning… I have really reformed my relationship with Hashem. You and our class have inspired me to not only strive to daven more frequently, but to daven with real Kavannah and appreciate Hashem’s hand in our world. I am really a different Jew thanI was at the beginning of the year, […]

Student

Everyone takes a pause during the busy school day to reflect and relax.