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Beth El Hebrew School

Beth El Hebrew School provides meaningful Jewish learning for all ages, focused on Jewish values and Torah ideals.  Our highly qualified staff inspire students to become life-long learners and proud Jews.  We cultivate a caring, child-centered environment with a strong emphasis on recognizing individual learning styles.  Each student is challenged to reach their potential and encouraged to take on Mitzvot to make a strong bond to Judaism as a way of life.  Our family education programming creates authentic Jewish family experiences for all ages and all members participating.  Hebrew School graduates go on to actively participate in their communities beyond Beth El with a strong sense of kinship to the Jewish people and Eretz Yisrael. Classes meet on Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. 

Curriculum

Mechina - Pre-K & Kindergarden 

  • Learn about the world of Jewish Holidays and the Hebrew Alphabet
  • Explore basic Jewish concepts and rituals
  • Stories, music, games, and puzzles bring lessons to life
  • Lessons about Shabbat and the fundamentals of the Synagogue

Alef - 1st Grade

  • Increase familiarity with Hebrew Alphabet through visual and entertaining lessons
  • Integrated curriculum including Torah, Prayer, Israel, History, and Holidays
  • Reinforcement of basic vocabulary and concepts in Jewish living
  • Students are challenged to discover their own path to a relationship with G-d, Torah, and Judaism

Bet & Gimmel - 2nd & 3rd Grade

  • Learn to read and to write Hebrew with the weekly Torah portion
  • Study the High Holidays, Pesach, Shavuot and Shabbat
  • Learn about Israel's history, geography, and culture
  • Sing Tefillah, engage in art projects, cooking, meaningful games, etc
  • Discover the history of each prayer, the meaning of the words, and how to chant it
  • Learning is tailored to the individual needs of each student, and each student learns at their own pace

Daled & Hey - 4th & 5th Grade

  • Focus on the weekly Parsha with more depth as well as holiday learning
  • Learn to read Hebrew prayer with fluency
  • Connect more deeply to Judaism and thinking about Jewish ideas more deeply

Vov & Zayen - 6th & 7th Grade

  • Diving deeply into the meaning behind holidays with Talmudic and historic perspectives
  • Students delve into Jewish ethics and engage in social action projects
  • Students learn the stories of the Holocaust with Jewish literature and art
  • An emphasis on Hebrew Tefillah as well as becoming more fluent in Hebrew skills
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