Hebrew School Vision Statement


  • To educate our children in the customs, practices, and rituals of Judaism
  • To promote the development of a Jewish identity
  • To install a life-long commitment to Judaism
  • A quality Hebrew School experience is rooted in the partnership between parents, teachers and students



  • To develop a sense of Jewish community
  • To create nurturing environment that makes learning fun
  • To celebrate Shabbat, festivals / festivities, and occassions significant to Jewish life
  • To have a system to evaluate and monitor student progress by establishing defined expectations
  • To be exposed to the Hebrew alphabet, and to learn to read and write in Hebrew
  • To become involved in the traditions of Mitzvot and Tzedakah
  • To provide an understanding and knowledge of our Jewish heritage and culture
  • To provide a sense of one’s role in the American Jewish community, world Jewry, and Israel


For more information about school programs contact the school chairperson at school@shaareishalom.org.