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"Arts Matter" Shabbat Service

A creative approach to Simchat Torah through arts and music.

Friday, October 25 at 7:00 PM

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In the Spotlight

We welcome Interfaith Families

Learn how interfaith families have found a spiritual home right here in our congregation.

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Love To Read?

CBT's Book Club members share their list of favorite Jewish-themed books.

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Religious School

Religious School registration is now open for the 2019-2020 school year.

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School Calendar

Learn more about our Religious School.

Adult B'nai Mitzvah Class

It's never too late 

Join our new adult B'nai Mitzvah program, led by our Cantorial Soloist Jodi Blankstein.

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Shabbat on the Beach

This year's final beach Shabbat was filled with song, spirit and the most spectacular sunset. Many thanks to all who joined us for a beautiful moment in time. We are looking forward to next year!

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Photo Gallery

Explore life at Congregation B'nai Torah by browsing our photo collection.

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Grade 6

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Jewish Identity as a Synthesis of Hebrew, History and Torah-Based Values

Sixth Grade students love to “put the pieces together” and start to see a big picture behind learning components.
 


 

Our Grade Six sessions are divided into three small-group classes:

  1. Hebrew prayer reading, chanting and fluency.
  2. An overview of Jewish history from ancient times to the twentieth century.
  3. A survey of Jewish values in history and their relevance today.

Grade 6 students appreciate the sweep of Jewish history and focus on the Shtetl community of Eastern Europe, Jewish immigration, Judaism in the Diaspora, and the American Jewish experience. The students see themselves as competent leaders of prayer and worship, and as “teachers” for one another as well. Each Grade 6 student is assigned a different Jewish value and expected to research this value and creatively present his or her findings and interpretations to the class.