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 4 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. $890 Per Child

  • 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)

2. Bar/Bat Mitzvah training program - requires CBI membership, meets once weekly: Sunday 9 to 11:30am. This is a 5 year program. $575 Per Child

  • Basic Hebrew reading through service content:
  • Parts of services (Erev Shabbat, Shabbat morning, Minyan)
  • Prayers, Songs, what is Torah, haftora
  • In last year also how to interpret Parsha

3. Hebrew Prep School - Kindergarten to 2nd grade, Sundays 9 to 11:30. $470 Per Child Intro to Jewish tradition, holidays, Hebrew language, prayer, Tzidaka, song, dance, Israel

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Congregation B'nai Israel
53 Palisade Avenue, Emerson, NJ 07630
Email: bnaioffice@bisrael.com

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