What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

BETH AM TEMPLE OFFERS FREE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Rockland County
by Katelin Walling December 9, 2013

Related: early childhood jewish education in rockland, religious schools, religion classes in pearl river, beth am temple,


Beth Am Temple, which offers Jewish religion classes in Pearl River, now offers a free early childhood Jewish education class at its religious school.

kindergarten students at beth am temple

Kindergartners in Beth Am Temple’s religious school made lulav shakers for Sukkot with teacher Brian Weil.

Yaldeynu: Our Kids! is Beth Am Temple’s new early childhood education program for children younger than kindergarten age. The class, which meets one Sunday per month throughout the school year, teaches children about Jewish culture, traditions, and holidays through music, stories, movement, games, and arts and crafts. Each hour-long session is themed, usually based on an upcoming holiday—the November class was about Hanukkah.

“We enjoy providing a Jewish education to children and are really happy to be now offering the early childhood program at no cost to the community,” principal Marian Kleinman says. “We think it’s an important goal to raise our children with pride in their religion and heritage.”

Early childhood teacher Brian Weil, who also teaches kindergarten and first grade at Beth Am Temple’s religious school, creates each lesson plan specific to the theme of the class. “He was a student at Beth Am himself,” Kleinman says. “He has taught for us for many years and the kids love him.”

Yaldeynu: Our Kids! is free for members and non-members in Rockland and Bergen counties and no registration is necessary. A caregiver must remain with each child during the class. The program currently has classes scheduled for Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 16, April 6, and May 4, from 10-11am.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Rockland County Articles

Little Tykes Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Climb Adventure

Indoor Playground-Like Play Space Opens in Nanuet
Two New Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits
Hillsdale Art Studio Adds Parent-Child Art Club
Eye Level Learning Center Opens in Pomona

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Rockland County Sponsors

Moonlight Pediatrics
4248 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY
718-882-5437
After hours urgent care for ages infants-21. We ar...

Billy Beez
Located at Palisades Center, 1282 Palisades Center Drive, First Floor
West Nyack, NY
845-535-9277
BillyBeez is a 25,000 square feet indoor, climate-...

Children of America, Camp WOW
265 North Highland Ave
Nyack, NY
845-348-1433
Only Children of America's CAMP WOW delivers custo...

Vicki's Studio
61 Maple Ave.
New City, NY
845-634-2202
For over 30 years, Vicki's Dance Studio has been i...

Condors Swimming
845-638-4381
From learning the basics to competing at national ...
See Our Local News - Rockland County Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE