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Pre-School age children
Am Yisrael offers a Tot Shabbat service for children aged 2-4 on the third Shabbat morning of each month, led by parents. The Tot Shabbat service is in conjunction with the School of Jewish Studies' Shabbat Morning Family Programming. There is a Tot Havurah that meets regularly.
School of Jewish Studies
Classes are offered for young people of all school ages beginning with Gan, for kindergarteners, and going through 10th Grade. Am Yisrael’s Rabbi William and
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For more information about our wonderful School of Jewish Studies program, please contact School Director, Charlie Sherman at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 847/446-7215 ext. 12 or click on the "Education" tab on the home page.
Am Yisrael offers Informal Education programming for children in the School of Jewish Studies as well as day school students.
Shalom Club is for K through 2nd graders.
Ruach is for 3rd - 5th graders.
Jamie Cooper coordinates the activities for these groups.
Kadima for 6th – 8th grade.
USY is for Jewish high schoolers.
Shira Sender coordinates the activities for these two groups.
College Student Project
The Rabbi corresponds with college students of Am Yisrael families throughout the school year and holiday packages are sent to each one at Chanukah and Passover. The Chanukah package contains a menorah, candles, dreidel, gelt , cookies and a warm greeting from the Rabbi. At Passover students receive an assortment of Passover foods, a Haggadah and a warm greeting from the Rabbi. For college students who reside at home, a card is sent with the Rabbi's letter. To be included, please submit your child(ren)'s postal and e-mail address in the fall.
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Visit the Adult Education topic in the Education tab on our home page to learn more about Adult Education programs.
Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. to discuss short stories. New participants are always welcome and encouraged to join.
The synagogue has a number of Havurot, or social groups, that meet periodically (every 1-3 months) at different members’ homes. Most activities have Jewish or Jewish-related themes such as playing Jewish Trival Pursuit, Kosher wine tastings, Chanukah Party, Sukkot Party, discussing the pros and cons of school vouchers or whatever the hosting member chooses. Contact the synagogue office about joining a Havurah.
Congregational Field Trips with Jewish
Emeritus Men’s Group
Once a month, a group of members who have retired meet to have lunch and lively conversation. The group gladly welcomes new members.
Hebrew for Adults
Am Yisrael offers two adult Hebrew classes. One is for beginners and another is geared to those who took the beginner’s class last year. An advanced class culminates in a Bat or Bar Mitzvah for participants.
Each Spring, Am Yisrael’s annual JUF Event always features a compelling and educational speaker as well as a delicious meal.
Led by Dr. Larry Layfer, this ongoing class meets on Monday evenings from 8:00 to 9:30 pm. Congregants may join in anytime at no charge.
Contact Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz at email@example.com or 847-446-7215 ext. 15 for more information about these programs.
Women’s League of Am Yisrael
The Women’s League meets monthly from September through June.
To learn more about any of these programs, please contact Executive Director Nancy Holab Nevins at
847-446-7215 or NHNevins@AmYisrael.org.