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Beit Midrash, Education Program

“Hebrew school is fun because we get to debate ideas from the Torah with our friends. We’re basically 5th grade Rabbis.”
Rachel Harmon and Charlotte Jacobson

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At Beth Am Israel, the goal of our education program (Beit Midrash) is to create a joyful, caring, and safe learning environment for our children and families to develop their Jewish identities. Our curriculum focuses on Jewish values, Hebrew, holidays, prayer and Torah. Our school meets twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, and provides a different learning experience on each day. We are proud of our Shabbat morning educational program, which cultivates the importance of learning and participation as a shared family experience in a Jewish Shabbat atmosphere. Some highlights of our programs include Hebrew learning by levels, community-based service projects and classroom projects.

Beit Midrash:  THURSDAY

4:00-4:15 Gathering for Kehilah (community) time
4:15-5:00 Hebrew lesson/ Tefila (prayer) with Hazzan Harold
5:00-6:00 Jewish Middot (values) lesson

Beit Midrash:  SATURDAY

9:00-10:00 Jewish Middot (values) lesson
10:00-10:25 Joining services
10:25-11:00 Weekly Torah portion lesson
11:00-11:45 Hebrew lesson by levels
11:45-12:15 Jewish Middot (values) lesson

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1301 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley Pa 19072 | phone: 610.667.1651 | office email: info@bethamisrael.org | Google Maps