In the upcoming school year, families will have flexibility to choose the Hebrew school programs that best fit their child's needs. A brief summary of the 2 programs being offered is below along with proposed fees for each program. The programs build on our strengths

  • Strong prayer curriculum leading to well prepared Bar/Bat Mitzvah candidates
  • Outstanding teachers who possess both subject expertise and solid classroom experience.
  • Innovative structure - subject periods, 3 periods with classroom changes
  • Introduction of technology - use of computers to aid in Hebrew language learning, and high speed Internet access for in-class research

1. Current program, full curriculum - requires CBI membership, meets twice weekly: Sunday 9 to 11:30, Tuesday 4 to 6pm. This is a 5 year program.

  • Hebrew language reading, basic grammar, vocabulary
  • Prayers and songs
  • Judaism - History through modern times.
  • Jewish ethics, law
  • Our Holidays and tradition
  • Torah/Parsha
  • Israel - history and today
  • Holocaust Studies (for Hey class) 

1a. Flexible Programing - option to modify the two day schedule to accommodate families with scheduling conflicts that may arise (ie. traveling sports program). Sunday's 9-11:30 am required Tuesdays 4-6 pm (Flexible) 

2. Hebrew Prep School

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Congregation B'nai Israel
53 Palisade Avenue, Emerson, NJ 07630

Phone: (201) 265-2272
Fax: (201) 265-0971