Religious School

Religious School

Congregation Beth Shalom
Religious School
For Kindergarten – High School

Inspiring A Lifelong Love of Jewish Learning

When do we meet?

Sundays 9:30 am – 12:00 pm (K – 7th Grade)
Tuesdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm (3rd – 5th Grade)
6:15 – 8:15 pm (6th – 8th Grade)
  • Fields trips, guest speakers, author visits
  • Hebrew program in which students work at their own pace (Aleph Champ)
  • Special family & holiday programming with Clergy
  • Chugim (clubs) for 3rd-6th Grade (cooking, art, Jewish sports)
  • Paid Madrichim (teachers assistants) program for 8th-12th Grade students
  • Exciting Hebrew High School with classes taught by local professionals

Contact Stacy Ybarra, Director of Education, at 847-498-5352 or sybarra@bethshalomnb.org  to learn more about our school or take a tour.

CBS Religious School Mission Statement

The CBS Religious School provides a strong foundation of Jewish knowledge so as to instill a personal understanding of the rich tradition and long history between God and the Jewish people.

Our Goals

  • Inspire and nurture in every child a lifelong love of Jewish life and learning
  • Impart to our students knowledge of our heritage and tradition through the study of Tanach and other Jewish texts
  • Teach the skills necessary to practice Judaism in accordance with the Conservative Movement
  • Provide skills and knowledge necessary for participation in Shabbat, holiday and life cycle events
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge and love of the State of Israel and a commitment to its existence
  • Transmit a sense of responsibility for the world wide Jewish community and the world at large through the mitzvot and Tikkun Olam