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SJS: K-7 Learning Experience

SJS Curricular Topics


SJS is our Sunday learning experience for Kindergarten-8th grade at the JEC.  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.  Under the umbrella of the Jewish Experience Center, 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 JEC 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 JEC 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 JEC showcase

For more information about our program and policies please download our
2018-2019 JEC Handbook.

 

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Sat, December 15 2018 7 Tevet 5779