• Not Four Years but Forever

    School’s out for summer… or at least Hebrew school is. My son Lathan, while waiting to graduate secular high school at the end of June, officially completed 13 years (including kindergarten) of Hebrew school, which he lovingly refers to as “Jew school.” In those 13 years, Lathan has seen countless changes in our synagogue’s staffing and structure, including the merger of our congregation with another.

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  • Why Youth Group is important!

    Our Jewish tradition teaches us that our education does not end at age twelve. Informal youth programs should be considered part of the continuation of education for our children’s path of lifelong learning as Jews- not just an option!.

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  • NFTY-SW: A Brief Teen History in our Judaism

    NFTY is, by definition, a Jewish youth organization but the ways in which it helps all of us build our Jewish Identities is always up to us as individuals.

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