We teach Hebrew through prayer and focus on decoding skills, synagogue participation skills as well as the meaning of the prayers. Our goal is for students to be able to lead and participate in prayer with their community, have an understanding of the prayers and be able to connect to them on a personal level. As we know how busy our children are, we have three options to meet your families needs.
Our students who attend this program meet at Temple Sinai in grade level classes. There is an opportunity to build community with a larger group, participate in any all school programs and activities, and of course T’fillah (prayer service) with our clergy. This experience provides a feeling of excitement and success as we learn and practice together as a community!!!
Our Hebrew Chavurah program consists of small groups of 3-5 students who will meet weekly for Hebrew instruction in homes, community centers or even at Temple Sinai on Sundays after Religious school. Students in the Hebrew Chavurah program will be placed in small groups based on grade, location, day and time and Hebrew levels (if possible). Students in Hebrew Chavurah will get the benefit of small group instruction, forming connections and bonds with the other peers in their group and of course their teacher!
For families who choose not to be in either weekday Hebrew or Hebrew Chavurah, we offer the option of getting a private tutor. It is up to the family to choose the tutor (from the approved tutor list) and set the schedule and cost.