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About our Religious School: The Jewish Experience

Central Synagogue – Beth Emeth’s religious school, The Jewish Experience offers a program of age appropriate Jewish educational experiences for students from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. Our educational program prepares students to:

  •  have a positive Jewish identity and connect themselves to our people through the study of Jewish history, ethics, theology, and rituals
  • have a relationship with God, and to express this relationship in various ways
  • affirm their bond to both Eretz Yisrael (the land of Israel) and the modern State of Israel
  •  value the study of Torah and Rabbinic literature
  • read Hebrew, and to understand the themes, key words and appropriate occasions for the recital of prayers in Progressive liturgy
  • pursue mishpat (justice), tzedek (righteousness), and chesed (loving deeds), and to understand that these acts are mitzvot (Jewish obligations)
  • celebrate Shabbat and other holidays, and to observe Jewish life cycle events with an understanding of why and how they are observed
  • respect themselves as liberal Jews and to be able to make informed choices and around the world
  • support, participate in, and enjoy synagogue life, and to view the synagogue as a safe and enriching environment
  • continuously strive to provide a quality instructional program, for all, in a safe school environment
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