HEBREW SCHOOL & BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROGRAM
"The goal of our initiative is to bring Jewish youth and
families of all backgrounds together to experience the beauty of Torah Learning and observance in a warm, friendly, caring, supportive and nurturing environment."
Jeffrey C. Kelman
Program Director & Educational Director
Jewish Afterschool Program
Creative and interactive techniques are used to ensure that each session is a fun and enjoyable learning experience.
Torah Stories and Play
Arts and Crafts
Music & Dance
Holidays, Customs & Ceremonies
Hebrew Reading & Vocabulary
Parents are welcome to attend all or part of these weekly sessions to encourage a “bringing into the home of our Jewish Traditions”
4:00pm to 6:30pm Weekly
Shabbos Family Programs
A Family Shabbos Program and Beginners Service geared towards educating and familiarizing youngsters, parents and adults with traditional Shabbos service and prayers.
Detailed explanations regarding the meaning and history of the prayers
Stories & discussions on Torah Weekly portion
Introduction to Jewish holidays
A traditional Shabbos Luncheon held one Saturday each month following the service includes:
Kiddush (blessing over the wine)
Motzi (Blessing over the Challah)
Divrei Torah - youngsters and parents will be encouraged to prepare & share ideas on the weekly Torah portion
Birkas Hamazon (grace after meals)
Shabbos games, Torah Plays and other Shabbos activities
Mincha/Ma’ariv/Havdallah services available during the late Autumn and Winter Months
Monthly Friday evening family Shabbos dinners are held following services. All family members are encouraged to attend and participate.
Sunday Holiday & Mitzvah Program
Families can participate in various Sunday
activities, programs and events designed to
inspire a connection to upcoming Jewish Holidays
Making Havdallah Candles
Designing Your own Gragger
Making Dreidels and Chanukah Menorahs
Creating & Sending Holiday Cards to an
Orphanage in Israel
Eating Delicious Tu B’Shvat Fruits
Jewish Scavenger Hunts
And Much More...