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Hebrew School



Chaya Esther Hebrew School brings Judaism to life! Our students graduate with a strong command of reading Hebrew, a feeling of caring for others, a genuine and meaningful understanding of their Jewish history and heritage, and happy memories that will inspire for a lifetime.

Our Hebrew School is for boys and girls in Kindergarten - 7th grade
Sunday Mornings: 10 AM - 12:00 PM 


Curriculum Includes:

Aleph Champ Hebrew Reading Program
An individualized reading program designed to give each child the opportunity to gain Hebrew fluency at their own pace. Children will master the Aleph-Bet letters and vowels, and read Hebrew text.  

Jewish History
Children will learn about Jewish heroes and leaders throughout history, gaining valuable lessons on personal growth, greatness, and our ability to positively impact the world around us.

Love of Israel
Children gain an appreciation of Israel's rich history and our special connection to the Land.

Holidays & Shabbat
Throughout the year the children will prepare for each Jewish holiday, learning about the meanings, origins and beautiful customs that are celebrated at each one. The children will also learn about Shabbat and its special relevance to the Jewish people.

The children will learn some basic meanings of the morning prayers and be able to sing them in their original text.

Torah & Jewish Values
What makes us Jews and what is our Torah? Children will gain pride and appreciation for who we are, how we started out as a nation, our mission in this world, and our unique connection and obligation to one another. They will learn about why we have Mitzvos and how to observe them in a practical, fun and hands-on way.

Covid Guidelines

The following guidelines will implemented to create a safe and secure environment for the students and staff at our Hebrew School for the 2020/2021 school year.

Wearing Masks: All students and staff will be required to wear a mask inside the facility and classrooms as per NJ state guidelines. Our classrooms are equipped with air conditioning and will be set to a comfortable temperature. Each class will be going outdoors for a 10 minute break where they will not be required to wear a mask.
Social Distancing: Each child will sit at his/her own desk and will be encouraged to keep a safe distance from classmates. Class size will be no larger than 12 students per group.
Health Screening: Each child will receive a temperature check in the morning before they enter the building. A child showing any signs of sickness or who has been in recent contact with an individual with Covid should be kept home.
Cleaning and Disinfecting: Each child will use hand sanitizer upon entering the building. Each classroom will have hand sanitizer available for children to use as needed. There is a washing station with soap in the hallway for students to wash their hands before entering their classrooms. The classrooms and bathrooms will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected between each class.
Food and Drinks: We will not be able to have food inside the classroom as per NJ State guidelines. Students will not have access to the water fountain, however there will be water. Students may bring their own water bottle if they prefer. 
Drop-off and Pick-up: We will continue our car pool lane drop off and pick up procedures, where parents wait in the car and the children will be escorted to and from the car with a staff member present to ensure safety.

Hebrew School In Action


Fri, April 23 2021 11 Iyyar 5781