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Mission And Goals

Religious School Mission Statement

 

Congregation Sinai Religious School partners with the Sinai community to create an environment that is conducive to learning and understanding Judaism within the framework of the Conservative Movement.

We strive to give children and families the tools and experiences that will help them to live a Jewish life. 

We endeavor to impart a love for Judaism and for Eretz Yisrael, engagement with God, and a commitment to mitzvot and tikkun olam.

 

Religious School Goals

 
Yehadut: Love of Being Jewish
To develop an appreciation of Judaism and a sense of pride in being Jewish by providing a positive, experiential atmosphere for learning prayers, history, and holidays using art forms, music, cooking, and other projects.

 

Mitzvot: Living a Jewish Life
To engage with God, Torah, and mitzvot within the framework of the Conservative Movement and to incorporate them into our lives in a meaningful way.

 

Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World
To develop of sense of Jewish responsibility towards all people throughout the world through tzedakah (charity) and gemilut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness).

 

Klal Yisrael: Israel - Land, People, State
To develop an appreciation and identification with Klal Yisrael and to foster a sense of community with Jews in Israel and around the world.

 

T’fillah: Prayer
To develop synagogue competence, including understanding the structure and meaning of Jewish prayer and the ability to participate in congregational services.

 

Ivrit: Hebrew
To develop basic Hebrew reading and writing skills.