Thank you for choosing Congregation Beth El Religious School for your child(ren) for the academic year for 2021-2022.

We are very excited to return to in-person learning at our regular hours: 
Sundays: 9:00am-12:00pm. ALL grades.
Wednesdays: 4:15-6:15pm. Bet-Vav.
We will follow COVID-19 protocols that are in place at the start of the school year.  On behalf of the entire Beth El family, we look forward to another great year!

Our Religious School and Hebrew High School are experiencing a revival as we introduce this year a variety of exciting programs.

Beth El Religious School:

Chugim: All students will participate in chugim (clubs) on Sunday mornings.  Each grade will rotate every week to a different activity  related to Jewish themes.  Chugim will include activities such as: Israeli/Jewish music, Israeli Dance, Jewish Cooking, Jewish Art, and many more. 

Sichot: Students in grades 4-6 will be participating once a month in Sichot (Conversations), group discussions, all related to the theme of the year in an informal setting.  In these discussions students will have the chance to study important Judaic topics and have the opportunity to learn from each other.

Ruach: On Wednesday afternoons we will be introducing a new program called RUACH-Beth El’s Spirituality Academy.  Students in grades 4-6 will begin the afternoon working on Hebrew reading, language, and Judaica.  Second period the students will choose an Academy to participate in and will focus on the theme of the year through their major. 

The Academies include:
Beth El Art Academy—Judaism and the arts
Beth El Torah Academy—text study, debate and writing
Beth El Technology Academy—STEAM and Judaism.

Click here for What To Expect in Kibbutz & Kids
Click here for What To Expect in Gan (Kindergarten)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Aleph (1st Grade)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Bet (2nd Grade)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Gimmel (3rd Grade)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Daled (4th Grade)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Hey (5th Grade)
Click here for What To Expect in Kittah Vav (6th Grade)

Click here for our 2021-2022 school year calendar
Click here for our BERS Handbook 2021-2022

 

Kesher Hebrew High School: Together with TBS we are introducing a new Hebrew High Program called KESHER.  This program will take place on Tuesday Evenings for 7th-10th graders.  One semester will meet at TBS and one semester will meet at Beth El.  The program will include exciting class offerings, Teen Summits, Holiday celebrations, Chesed (social action) and Social programs. In addition to the Tuesday evening session, the 7th grade B’nai Mitzvah Seminar with Rabbi Krupnick and Confirmation Seminar with Chai Respes and Rabbi Krupnick will take place on Thursday evenings.
Hebrew High 1 (7th Grade): Tuesdays: 6:30pm-8:30pm & Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:00pm (only one semester to be determined based on Bar/Bat Mitzvah date)
Hebrew High 2 (8th Grade): Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hebrew High 3 (9th Grade): Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hebrew High 4 (10th Grade): Tuesdays: 6:30pm - 8:30pm & Thursdays: 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Hebrew Resource: Our Hebrew Resource program for 4th-6th grade students will continue on Sunday mornings and Wednesday afternoons.  Students will be assessed the first month of school and will then be assigned a Hebrew tutor if required.

Beth El Junior College (11th & 12th Grade): 14 Wednesdays: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Project Lev: Sunday mornings from 10:00am-12:00pm and will focus on prayer and holidays.
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For more information, or if you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Rabbi Marshall at nmarshall@bethelsnj.org or 856-452-1848.