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Category Archives: Hebrew School
Please note that Religious School classes will not be held during the public school vacation week, April 14 through 21. Students and families are encouraged to participate regularly in TBA’s Shabbat services, as service attendance reinforces classroom lessons about prayer, Hebrew language, and Jewish community. Several family-friendly services are on the TBA calendar, including a Shabbat dinner and service on Friday, April 26, and youth services on Saturday, May 3. The Religious School’s graduation and move-up service is scheduled for Friday, May 10. Please watch for details to be announced.
Sunday April 7, 2013 – Sunday April 7, 2013 200 East Lothrop Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Building Blocks Workshops conducts programs using LEGO® building blocks to teach specific subjects in Jewish History for children and their parents. The program is a 2-hour, hands on, model building experience using over 50,000 LEGO® building blocks. The programs cover a wide range of subjects on April 7 we will build Jerusalem. Each program has a detailed drawing of at least 400 square feet upon which the participants build the actual model. The number of participants can vary from 60 to 125. Our goal is to offer families a creative way to learn about Jerusalem Register
Eliana Light returns for our next Junior Congregation service this Saturday, March 2, at 10 a.m. Junior Congregation is a special service designed to engage our TBA students and help prepare them for participating as adults after their bar/bat mitzvah. Junior Congregation is held monthly and is required for all TBA students in grades 3-7. Younger students are welcome and parents are encouraged to attend. Guest service leaders for Junior Congregation are generously sponsored by the Sam and Eve Weinberg Memorial fund. Also this Saturday, children, parents and friends are invited to the PJ Library Shabbat Circle from 10 to 10:45 a.m. This creative and interactive service is geared to children ages 6 and younger and is a wonderful way for young families to experience Shabbat through stories, prayer, song, Torah, and creative movement in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Snacks will be served at the conclusion of the service. Older siblings are welcome to attend. PJ Library Shabbat Circle is sponsored by the Robert I. Lappin Charitable Foundation andTemple B’nai Abraham, and is made possible with a generous allocation from the Jewish Federation of the North Shore. Reservations are suggested but not required. Contact Deb Vozella at firstname.lastname@example.org or call … Continue reading
Join us on Sunday, January 6, for a festival celebrating Sephardic Judaism. Learn about Sephardic history on the North Shore, listen to and sing Ladino songs, and visit the Sephardic Shouk, where you can beat to the rhythms of the drums, try some different foods, even get a henna tattoo. End with a concert starring one of our featured guests, Cantor Gastón. Learning for all ages! About TBA’s Community Learning Day The Community Learning Days are designed to bring all generations of our congregation and the greater North Shore Jewish Community together to enjoy educational programming. The program is free and open to the public. Generally, our Community Learning Days feature one or more special guests complemented by individuals from our community who share their expertise, skill, interest or talent. This program is generously sponsored by the Alan Kaplan Memorial Enrichment Fund. January 6 Featured Guests Cantor Gaston Cantor Gastón Bogomolni, also known as Cantor Gastón, is a natural performer. Married with two children, he serves Temple Aliyah in Needham. He has performed not only in Boston, but in Toronto, Hanover and Berlin, Germany, Spain and the Dominican Republic as well as his native Argentina. He is currently the president … Continue reading
After the winter break, Religious School classes will resume Thursday, January 3, for grades 3 through 7. Sunday, January 6, is our next scheduled Community Learning Day. The theme for the day is Sephardic Judaism and its cultural, food, and music traditions. Please see the program schedule online. Remember, this is community programming; parents are highly encouraged to stay and learn alongside their children and fellow adults from the congregation and beyond. Bring your friends and family, too. The temple has scheduled several Shabbat events especially geared toward families and children: P.J. Library Shabbat Circle, Saturday, January 12, and Saturday, February 2, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Best for ages 6 and younger; older siblings are welcome. Family Shabbat dinner and services with Marcy Yellin, Friday, January 18. Dinner at 6 p.m., services at 7 p.m. Reservations required for dinner; fee is $5 per child, $10 per adult, with a maximum of $30 per family. Junior Congregation with Eliana Light, Saturday, February 2, at 10 a.m. The next Religious School PTA meeting will be held on Sunday, January 13, at 11 a.m. Please note that there’s no Religious School scheduled for Sunday, January 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. holiday).
Students and parents are encouraged to attend our next Junior Congregation service with Eliana Light, this Saturday, December 1, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. If you have younger children, the PJ Library Shabbat Circle, geared to ages 6 and younger, will also begin at 10. Do you have questions about the Religious School, or want to get more involved? Our next PTA meeting is this Sunday, December 2, at 11 a.m. This month, students in grades 5 and 6 and their parents will begin the bar/bat mitzvah process with a group meeting with Rabbi Adler. Details will be sent by email to the relevant families. There will be no Religious School classes on Sunday, December 23; Thursday, December 27; or Sunday, December 30, to correspond with the public school vacation week. Religious School will resume Thursday, January 3. Sunday, January 6, will be a Community Learning Day for students in all grades and their parents, along with the community at large. Programming on this day will explore the culture of Sephardic Judaism. Look for the program schedule, which will be posted on the TBA website closer to the program dates.
We are very excited to announce that Eliana Light will be leading our Jr. Congregation services this Saturday morning at 10AM. Eliana is an undergraduate at Brandies University. She has taught Religious school, worked as a camp counselor, children’s service leader and a bar/bat mitzvah tutor. Her passion is is Jewish music and she recently completed an internship at the Bible Raps Project. Jr. Congregation is a special service designed to engage our TBA students and help prepare them for participating as adults after their bar/bat mitzvah. Jr. Congregation is held monthly and required for all TBA students in grades 3-7 though younger students are welcome and parents are also encouraged to attend. Guest service leaders for Jr. Congregation are generously sponsored by the Sam and Eve Weinberg Memorial fund.