Gan-Alef (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)
1 DAY A WEEK/Tuesdays 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Teacher: Morah Jerusha Coltoff
Contact: [email protected]
The Gan-Alef program builds upon the basic introduction to Jewish Life taught in the Nitzanim program. Children will experience more emphasis on the holidays, using compelling stories, crafts or role-playing activities. Students will also be introduced to Shabbat observance, to the Hebrew alphabet and key words, written and oral. Activities will include music, story-telling,dance, games and puppetry.
Bible: Stories from the Book of Genesis
Holidays: Rituals and Blessings, Biblical Figures
Prayers: Blessings for food, Shabbat, Shem'a, Mode Ani, Adon Olam
Hebrew: Introduction to the Hebrew alphabet and key words in the Jewish Calendar and Life Cycle.
Hebrew: Shalom Uvrachah Express
Teffilah: Torah Time Siddur and "Siddur Ma Tov"(Behrmann House)
Holidays: "I can celebrate the Jewish Holidays" ( Torah Aura)
Torah: "Learn and do Bible Book" (Behrmann House)
Shabbat: "A Day Apart- Shabbat at Home" (Hartman Institute)
~Parent Orientation and Sukkah Decoration
~The Learning Center Family Museum Day
~Hanukkah Candle Lighting With Parents
~Gan-Alef-Bet: Seder Tu B'shvat With Parents
~Purim-Megillah Reading, Carnival and Seudah
~Gan-Alef-Bet Model Pesach Seder With Parents
~Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration with Parents
For More Information, please do not hesitate to contact: Ana Turkienicz, PJC Education Director, @ [email protected].