The children in the Rosenthal JCC's Early Childhood Center enjoyed a 100th Day of School celebration with a special visit from an almost-octogenarian Wednesday.
Dr. Alex Glassman, the great-grandfather of a student at the school, was welcomed today with a birthday cake, a birthday hat and a birthday sash made by the 4s classes.
Dr. Glassman will turn 100 years in two months.
The fours classes celebrated the 100th day of school with counting games and a magic show by Domino the Great, and a birthday cake for Dr. Glassman. Then Dr. Glassman handed out Hershey's kisses and read a book to his great-granddaughter's 3s class.
Dr. Glassman and his wife Selma live with their granddaughter and her husband (and 2 of their 6 great-grandchildren) and right next door to their daughter and son-in-law—a big, happy, and "close" family.
Dr. Glassman enjoys golfing, reading, playing with his great-grandkids and doing crossword puzzles. He loves to learn and is a student in the Yiddish Vinkle program at the Rosenthal JCC.