Religious School

Mission Statement, Beliefs & Goals

The Temple Sinai Religious School is an integral part of our synagogue and welcomes students and families in developing a positive Jewish identity through a supportive, respectful and nurturing educational environment

Beliefs

We believe that all students need to:
  • have a positive religious school experience
  • begin to develop a lifelong appreciation for Jewish studies, rituals and traditions
  • feel a sense of pride and understand what it means to be a Jew
  • have a love for and commitment to Israel
  • have a personal and respectful relationship with teachers and clergy
  • understand that ethics, morality and tikkun olam are the foundation upon which we build a Jewish life

Goals

  • students are motivated to continue their Jewish studies beyond 7th grade
  • students are provided the opportunity to learn to read Hebrew fluently
  • students will have familiarity and comfort with prayer and worship
  • students and families will increase ritual practices in the home
  • students will know about the history, land , people and culture of Israel
  • students will embrace Shabbat and holidays
  • students will have a meaningful bar/bat mitzvah experience

STAY CONNECTED

Temple Sinai is an affiliated member of United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ)