Chavaya – Youth Education

Chavaya – Youth Education

November 4 – Gan Katan Meets
November 11 – No Chavaya Due to Teacher Professional Development

The Mission of the Chavaya Religious School at Shaare Tefila is to provide the children of Shaare Tefila with:

  • A familiarity and knowledge of Jewish traditions,
  • Love and respect for Torah,
  • Connection to the people of and the land of Israel,
  • An understanding of Jewish history, and
  • Fostering a sense of responsibility to our world through Derech Eretz (ethical decency) and Tikkun Olam.

Keeping in mind the following core values our students learn that they are part of the sacred community that is Shaare Tefila Congregation:

  • KEHILAH KEDOSHAH – We are a “holy community”
  • SHALOM BAYIT – “Peace in the house”
  • KAVOD – “Respect” or “Honor”
  • CHESED – “Kindness” or “Loving kindness”

Class Schedule
Grades K-2: Sundays 9:30-12:00
Grades 3-7: Sundays 9:30-12:00, plus 30 minutes of Hebrew tutoring online each week.
Teens: Sundays, 9:30-12:00, twice a month for classroom topics and field trips. 

The Chavaya Calendar is here
Skype Hebrew Tutoring Calendar

For more information or questions, contact Babette Cohn or by phone at 301-593-3410 ext 106. 

Check out our Parent Handbook for the 2018-19 school year!