Hebrew School Register - Chabad Center of Passaic County
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Dear Friends,

Thank you for your interest in the Chabad Hebrew. Enclosed please find a registration package, which includes our curriculum, information about the Hebrew experiance & a registration application.

At Chabad Hebrew, we firmly believe that your child's Jewish learning experience should be fun, upbeat, and interesting.

At Chabad Hebrew, families of all backgrounds and affiliations are made to feel welcome. Tuition is affordable and synagogue membership is optional. Families are welcome to attend services at the Chabad Synagogue.

It is our goal and hope to instill each child with a pride of their Jewish heritage in a fun and enjoyable manner. We hope to help your child bring you much continued Nachas (joy).

Classes will be held on Sunday mornings from 10:00 – 12:45 pm at the Chabad Center. (please note the new time schedule).

Hebrew School students must commit to participate in 6 out of 8 Youth Zone sessions, held monthly from 12:45-2:30 pm on Sundays right after Hebrew School. Youth Zone is a fun club for Jewish kids and fosters friendships while doing mitzvot and community action. There is a nominal fee which is included in the tuition. The fee covers six sessions of Youth Zone which includes lunch & the program. Additional session's will be $10. Children are encouraged to invite friends to join the YZ Club. The cost of one Friday evening Shabbat Community meal for a Family of Two Adults & Two children is also included in the tuition

We ask for a reservation on the Thursday prior to the Sunday Youth Zone meetings in order to insure enough materials etc..for each club meet. RSVP can be made by emailing Chani at: C hanig@optonline.net or by calling the office at 973 694-6274 and leaving a message. While our Center provides excellent Hebrew instruction and hopes to instill a love for Judaism in each and every student, we are also a Center for Jewish programming & community service. The Youth Zone provides an excellent opportunity for children to feel part of their Jewish Center.

A full color calendar with the dates and special Youth Zone activities will be mailed to you under separate cover by the first week of August. Mark your calendars AT THAT TIME to AVOID CONFLICTS later on in the year.

Please read this package carefully and send in the application forms along with your deposit or total payment towards the tuition amount per child. The balance is due prior to School opening. Credit card payment will be accepted with a 3% surcharge. Any other arrangements can be made by calling our office.

Looking forward to a great year together. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. I can be reached at 973-694-6274 or chanig@optonline.net

Sincerely yours,

Chani Gurkov Director

P.S. If you have any friends or acquaintances that may be interested in receiving this packet, please contact me with their information and I will send one out as soon as possible.

CURRICULUM

We are enthusiastic about the beautiful lessons that Judaism has to offer, and we hope to transmit that excitement to the children through the excellent Hebrew program at Chabad.

The Chabad Hebrew offers an outstanding program that will give your child a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Judaism, and will instill in your child the faith, beauty and values of our heritage.

All lessons will be taught in a manner that will give the children a great appreciation of our rich Jewish heritage. Role-playing, arts & crafts, hands-on experiences, and songs will be incorporated to help make the lessons enjoyable.

We plan special programs during the year, such as Shabbat experiences, Shofar Factory, Chanukah Activities, Purim Extravaganza, Passover Matzah Baking, Passover Seder, Lag B'Omer Community Barbeque, and more. We believe that the joy and pride in Yidishkeit (Judaism) that will be experienced at the Chabad Hebrew School will make an indelible impression upon the children

Hebrew School Families must commit to participate in the Purim Extravaganza on Sunday March 16, 5:30 pm. Purim is a fun time for Jewish kids & Adults alike and fosters friendships in the community. The nominal fee for a Family of Two Adults & Two children is included in the tuition (reduced rate available for additional family members). This amount covers the cost of the Purim Extravaganza which includes entertainment & great activities. Families are encouraged to invite friends to join.

HEBREW LANGUAGE / ALEPH BET:

Hebrew vocabulary is a basic part of the program - children will learn Hebrew words related to current themes.

Our Hebrew reading curriculum uses the latest educational breakthrough. Based on the martial arts motivational philosophy of color coded levels and testing, Aleph Champ provides excitement and inspiration, leading the students into a winning cycle of learning.

The Hebrew alphabet as well as the vowels and word formations are divided into 10 colored levels. The students start out as "White Aleph Champs", working their way up the colors of the rainbow to be a "Black Aleph Champ" like their teachers. Games, cards, logs and rewards make every step along this remarkable journey a fun and educational success.

MITZVOT:

Children will be taught the meaning of Mitzvot - Torah commandments - and will be encouraged to enjoy the experience of doing Mitzvot. Each Mitzvah will be introduced with a hands-on experience. Some mitzvot emphasized are Tzedakah, loving one another, hospitality, honoring parents, mezuzah, and brachot (blessings). We encourage parents of younger children to let us know of a Mitzvah your child has done with a “Mitzvah note” since it really makes the child feel special.

CHAGIM – JEWISH HOLIDAYS:

Children will learn to appreciate the special quality and holiness of Shabbat and Holidays. They will become familiar with the historical background, customs, and observances of each festival through stories, songs, activities and projects.

PRAYER AND BLESSINGS:

Children will start to learn simple, basic prayers and blessings. We will make a tape of the children singing the prayers so that they will be able to continue at home if they would like to.

JEWISH HISTORY:

Children will learn to view our Avot (patriarchs) and Imahot (matriarchs) and other Jewish heroic figures as role models. They will be taught morals and ethics from people highlighted in the weekly Torah portion. The children will gain knowledge of and a love for the land of Israel and its people.

Please send a Kippa with your child. Please make sure he has one each time he comes

THE CHABAD CENTER

More than anyone else, Chabad is known for its ability to:

Transmit traditional ideals in a modern world

Relate to every Jewish child and adult, and make them feel welcome and important

Bring people together to share Judaism in a fun and exciting way, regardless of background, affiliation or observance

Chabad is where Judaism comes alive with warmth, enthusiasm, and a sense of purpose. It is where your child can and will grow to be proud of his or her Judaism and flourish as a productive member of contemporary society

Registration Application 2017-2018

fill out here and press submit.

Child One

Name
Last Name
Hebrew Name
DOB
School
Grade Entering
Hebrew Reading Proficiency None Somewhat Well
Previous Jewish Education Yes No
Where?

Child Two

Name
Last Name
Hebrew Name
DOB
School
Grade Entering
Hebrew Reading Proficiency None Somewhat Well
Previous Jewish Education Yes No
Where?

Child Three

Name
Last Name
Hebrew Name
DOB
School
Grade Entering
Hebrew Reading Proficiency None Somewhat Well
Previous Jewish Education Yes No
Where?
Parent Information
 
Father's Name

Phone -Home

Phone - Work

Phone - Cell

Mother's Name  

Phone - Home

Phone - Work

Phone - Cell

 

Address

City
State
Zip

Fathers Email Address

Mothers Email Address

Religious History  
Where there any conversions &/or adoptions in the family? (child,parent,grandparent etc...)
If yes, what is the relation to the child?
Where was the conversion done?
Who was the Rabbi?
Who performed the Conversion?



Emergency Information
 
Emergency Contact 1
Phone
Emergency Contact 2
Phone
Medical Information (Confidential)
Up to date with vaccinations
Any special medical or other information, which we should be aware of including allergies
Date of last tetanus shot

As the parent(s) or legal guardian of the above child, I/we authorize any adult acting on behalf of Chabad Hebrew School to hospitalize or secure treatment for my child, I further agree to pay all charges for that care and/or treatment. It is understood that if time and circumstances reasonably permit, Chabad Hebrew School personnel will try, but are not required, to communicate with me prior to such treatment. I hereby give permission for my child to participate in all school activities, join in class and school trips on and beyond school properties and allow my child to be photographed while participating in Chabad Hebrew School activities and that these pictures may be used for marketing purposes.

I Accept

Name:
Initials:

Payment


# of children 1st Child $1,060 2nd Child $985
Deposit per child towards tuition @ $300

Complete tuition payment enclosed

 

Optional Family Membership $935 

Grand Total Enclosed

All tuition checks should be made out to, Chabad Center.

Also, please write “Hebrew School” on the Memo line.

Checks should be mailed or brought

directly to the Chabad Center of Passaic County

194 Ratzer Road, Wayne, NJ 07470.

 

The complete balance is due prior to School opening .

Post dated Checks will be accepted

Any other arrangements can be made by calling our office.
 

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Credit Card payment will be accepted with a 3% Surcharge

 

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To learn more about our great Hebrew School call Chani at 973 694 6274