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YOUTH PROGRAMS

This program is designed to provide flexibility for contemporary families.

Sign up for one course per year, or 24 weeks of courses (three 8-week sessions).

Babies, Toddlers, Pre-K, K & 1st

Grade 1-4

GRADES 2 - 4

Register for one or both classes each session or any combination of the six classes based on your availability or interests! All six classes equal a full year of Jewish education. Taught by Meagan Prince

  •  All classes are on site only. 

 

SCHEDULE:

9 - 9:15   Check in & Religious School Community Gathering

9:15 - 10   Hebrew Class

10:15 - 10:30  Break/Recess

10:30 - 11:30 Jewish Life Class

HEBREW UNITS

FALL 2024
HEBREW DECODING

Saturdays 9:00 - 10:15am

September 28th

October 5th, 19th, & 26th

November 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd

December 7th

Students will be learning letters, vowels, and syllables through group games and fluency practice. We'll use both modern and prayer vocabulary with the goal of building the personal tools to sound out words by sight.

WINTER 2025
MODERN / CONVERSATIONAL HEBREW

Saturdays 9:00 - 10:15am

January 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

February 1st, 8th, & 22nd

March 8th

Students will learn conversational Hebrew in small leveled groups - lessons will be organized according to function and content components. For example, a lesson may cover expressing likes and dislikes (function) through talking about food (content vocabulary). Practice will occur through roleplay and building conversations based on lesson content.

SPRING 2025
PRAYER FOR YOUR DAY

Saturdays 9:00 - 10:15am

March 15th, 22nd, & 29th

April 5th, & 26th

May 3rd, 10th, & 17th

Students will learn eight prayers in Hebrew that help with the very human experiences we all face. They will learn the Hebrew, the translations, and put each prayer in their own words. This class will utilize their decoding skills, critical thinking, and personal life connections. Students will complete a booklet that compiles the prayers, and participate in multi-sensory activities that explore the facets of the prayers. 

MY JEWISH LIFE

A focused series of 8-week experiential units that builds practical knowledge and explores components of Jewish life. These topics (and more) will rotate through the years so students can explore areas of Jewish living and decide what pieces work best for them and their families. Units include:

FALL 2024
JUDAISM & THE ENVIRONMENT

Saturdays 10:30 - 11:30am

September 28th

October 5th, 19th, & 26th

November 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd

December 7th

Students will explore the Jewish teachings that call on us to be stewards of the Earth. We will discuss significant contributions of Jewish people to environmental conservatism, Jewish organizations making a difference, and ways students can care for the Earth, both locally & globally. 

WINTER 2025
JEWISH FOODS AROUND THE WORLD

Saturdays 10:30 - 11:30am

January 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th

February 1st, 8th, & 22nd

March 8th

Beyond holiday foods, the Jewish people have developed a repertoire of dishes that make a tapestry of “what Jews eat.” This cooking class will cover dishes and spices from different cuisines and cultures. Students will cook foods from all around the world, and learn about the Jewish connections to those countries. 

SPRING 2025
JUDAISM THROUGH MOVEMENT

Saturdays 10:30 - 11:30am

March 15th, 22nd, & 29th

April 5th, & 26th

May 3rd, 10th, & 17th

Students will learn different ways that Judaism encourages connection with the body. This class will explore active & calm movement, sports & dance, as well as ways we can care for our bodies.

All School Community Events: December 14th & May 24th

Pricing:

Members: 

Quarterly - $200 per session (2 offered per day)

Full Year - $1,150 for all sessions

Non-Members:

Quarterly - $250 per session

Full Year - $1,450 for all sessions

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