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SJS: K-7 Learning Experience

SJS Curricular Topics


SJS is our Sunday learning experience for Kindergarten-8th grade.  Beginning at 10:00 A.M. and ending at 12:30 P.M., learners will have an opportunity to “do Jewish” through an array of interactive learning opportunities. SJS is designed to expose learners to various components essential to the formation of a strong Jewish identity.  Each grade level has a core, age appropriate themes for the educational year.   

 

Bonim  - Grades K-2: 

  • Building Community facilitating each student making connections with their classmates
  • Introduction to Hebrew letters/vowels
  • Becoming familiar with ritual items/symbols for Shabbat and other holidays
  • Beginning to form a concept of God
  • Preparation for performances at the Temple Sisterhood Craft Fair and our SJS showcase

Gesher - Grades 3-5:

  • Building Community facilitating each student making connections with their classmates
  • Review of Hebrew letters/vowels and working on decoding skills
  • Bible stories to know
  • Life Cycle events including Brit Milah, Simchat Bat, Namings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Weddings, Burials and Conversions
  • Israel: Our Jewish Home
  • Preparation for performances at the Temple Sisterhood Craft Fair and our SJS showcase

Avodah - Grades 6-8:

  • Building Community facilitating each student making connections with their classmates
  • Living Middot (Jewish Values)
  • From Shoah to Statehood: The Holocaust and the Modern State of Israel
  • Preparation for class-led Shabbat Service, the Temple Sisterhood Craft Fair and our SJS showcase

 

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Wed, September 18 2019 18 Elul 5779