Religious School

Religious School

Congregation Beth Shalom
Religious School
For Kindergarten – High School

Inspiring A Lifelong Love of Jewish Learning

Click Here for the 2022-23 Religious School Calendar

 

CBS Religious School Plan for 2022-2023/5783

Despite the changing conditions due to COVID, we are planning for in-person learning this year.  At this time vaccinations and boosters are recommended but not required and unless the local school districts change their policies we do not anticipate requiring vaccinations.  As the school year gets closer we will work with our COVID Medical Task Force to review are masking and social distancing protocols and communicate them with families.  We will continue to work towards our shared goal of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

Our learning options are:

  • Kindergarten – 2nd Grades – In person Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 3rd-5th Grades – In person Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. AND Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
    • Either group class day can be switched out for an individual class.  Individual classes are for 20 to 30 minutes (depending on the attention span of the student) and can be any day from Sunday – Thursday.  Individual classes will be scheduled based on the availability of the student and teacher.  Individual classes may be held in-person or via Zoom and will focus primarily on Hebrew and T’filah.  There is an up-charge for individual classes.  Please see the flyer below for specifics.
    • Both group classes can be switched out for 2 individual classes according to the description above.
  • 6th & 7 Grades – In person Shabbat Mornings (Saturdays) from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AND Tuesdays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m.
    • Either group class day can be switched out for an individual class.  Individual classes are for 20 to 30 minutes (depending on the attention span of the student) and can be any day from Sunday – Thursday.  Individual classes will be scheduled based on the availability of the student and teacher.  Individual classes may be held in-person or via Zoom and will focus primarily on Hebrew and T’filah.  There is an up-charge for individual classes.  Please see the flyer below for specifics.
    • Both group classes can be switched out for 2 individual classes according to the description above.

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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