Primary (grades K-2)
Primary (Grades K-2)
Our mission is to provide an engaging, interactive, enjoyable introduction to synagogue involvement, developing a positive foundation for Jewish education, to nurture friendships among children as they engage in activities, and enriching experiences that foster involvement in Jewish life within their families, the community, and throughout the world.
Weekly Shabbat Morning Services: Weekly on Shabbat and holidays, at 11:00 am, Mini-Minyan and Mini-Congo engage our Kindergarten, First and Second graders in an interactive child-friendly service. These services include prayers, storytelling and games. Refreshments are served.
Kindergarten Buddies, First Grade Fans, Second Grade Stars: This K-2 Sunday monthly program brings children together from 9:30 - 11:15 am. The curriculum is based on holiday celebrations, Jewish values and customs. Friendships are encouraged between youngsters who live in different neighborhoods and attending a variety of schools.
Chaverim: Chaverim (Friendship) is a social group for Kindergarten, First and Second Grade students. Meeting six to seven times during the school year, programs and trips are designed to foster friendships among youngsters. Many of our youngsters attend different schools, and live in many neighborhoods. These activities provide a venue where Jewish friendships can be nurtured while performing acts of kindness (chesed), experience a trip or even bake for Shabbat. If you have any questions regarding this program please contact Rachel Davis.
Shabbat in Sweats: This is a monthly Friday night primary program for families. We begin at 5:30 pm with a child-friendly meal, followed by stories and games for our Kindergarten, First and Second Grade participants. The evening is led by our talented teaching staff along with Rabbi Silverstein, Cantor Caplan and Susan Werk (Education Director).
Tov M’od Choir: Cantor Joel Caplan leads our Second – Sixth Graders each Sunday morning at 9:00 am. Come join this rewarding program. Our children develop a love of Jewish music and of singing with a group. The choir performs in local nursing homes and at community gatherings.