Sixth and Seventh Grade Judaic Studies
Utilizing a new media approach which combines media literacy with traditional learning, students view bite-sized videos full of humor, music and art to initiate study of the weekly parashah (Torah portion), Nevi-im (Prophets), Kethuvim (Writings) and Jewish holidays. These online, animated Jewish stories speak a language kids understand and get students excited about Jewish learning!
Sixth and Seventh Grade Hebrew Studies
Sixth Grade – Gimel
Hebrew studies continue with opening prayers and blessings from the Shacharit (Shabbat morning) and Amidah, including the following prayers: Bar’chu, Yotzer Or, Ma’ariv Aravim, Sh’ma, V’ahavta, Mi Chamochah, Avot V’imahot, G’vurot, K’dushah, Shalom Rav, Sim Shalom, Oseh Shalom.
Seventh Grade - Dalet
In their final year of formal Hebrew studies, students focus on the Torah service, concluding prayers in the Shabbat morning service and continue to refine basic grammar and prayer-reading skills. They explore the deeper meaning of prayers and their connection to ancient sources and sacred text, for the following prayers: Ein Kamocha, Av Harachamim, Ki Mitziyon, Baruch Shenatan, Sh’ma, Echad Eloheinu, Gadlu l’Adonai, L’cha Adonai, Torah Blessings, Mi Shebeirach, V’zot haTorah, Haftarah Blessings, Eitz Chayim Hi, Al Shlosha D’Varim, Aleinu, Kaddish, Ein Keloheinu, Adon Olam.