Welcome! Our religious school aims to develop a community of children and families who have the skills, knowledge and inspiration to be active members of the Jewish community. Our outstanding faculty consists of experienced teachers who have the education and passion to help Judaism come alive for their students, making our ancient tradition relevant for the lives of our 21st century American Jewish children.
**Religious School Family Directory
**Religious School Calendar 2016-2017
**Parent Handbook – 2016-2017
Our program is guided by the following values:
Ahavat Torah – Inspiring a love of learning and a positive Jewish identity
Ahavat Yisrael/Ahavat Hab’riot – Instilling a sense of responsibility for the Jewish people and for all humanity
Beit Haknessest – Developing the skills and comfort to participate in synagogue life
Emunah – Nurturing a sense of awe and wonder, connected to belief in God
Eretz Yisrael – Fostering a love of and commitment to the Land and People of Israel
Talmud Torah/Shmirat Mitzvot – Cultivating knowledge and observance of Jewish practice at home and in their lives.
We welcome all children into our school, and work with families to meet the needs of children with a wide range of learning, social and physical challenges. Our program opportunities for students who are able to participate in our neuro-typical classes, as well as our Tikvah class for students whose needs are best met in a separate space.
If your child has a special need, please be sure to contact Rabbi Israel (email@example.com) or Audrey Perelman ( firstname.lastname@example.org), our Coordinator for Student Success, and fill out the forms as completely as possible. All information will be held in the strictest of confidence.
Days and Times:
Tikvah Sundays, 9:00 - 10:30 am
Kindergarten & 1st Grade (Gan & Aleph) Sundays, 9:00 am – 12:20 pm
2nd – 7th Grades (Bet – Zayin) Sundays, 9:00 am – 12:20 pm
Wednesdays, 4:10 pm – 6:20 pm
Shabbat School Weeks (once a month) Saturdays, 9:15 am – 12:10 pm
TBH-BE Parent Association Opportunities
The TBH-BE Parent Association requests that each family review the options for volunteering in the school. Please choose at least one volunteer option per family. You can also sign-up to be on the Religious School Committee, which provides oversight and policy guidance for the school.
Scholarship and Subsidies
Families who have a hardship paying Religious School Tuition and/or Youth Group dues should contact Rabbi Israel or Ken Krivitzky. Please know that the synagogue is committed to your child’s Jewish education and identity and will work with you to ensure that finances never prevent a child from attending.
Shabbat School Schedule
Once a month, all students come on Shabbat (Saturday) morning instead of Sunday. The Shabbat School incorporates study of the weekly Torah portion, participation in Shabbat morning services and other Shabbat appropriate activities.
Dates for 2016-17 Shabbat School are: