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Curriculum

This year, all classes will meet in person on Sundays and Mondays. 
Thursdays will feature electives. 
To find a schedule that works for your child, please email Kayla Reisman.

 

On-line Resources

This website created by our own Morah Wilma Poyser is full of resources used by our teachers and students alike.  Here you can find Annay Milim literally clouds of Hebrew words that teachers and staff will be using during the year.  You can also find the Holocaust projects that our 6th and 7th graders made for Yom Hashoah on Morah Wilma's website here

“Snap Shot” of Mercaz Aliyah Curriculum by Grade

Kindergarten/Grade 1:  Kitah Gesher/Aleph

Teacher: Judi Cohen, Nicole Sprenger
Tefilah: Friday night prayer service and Havdalah
Hebrew: Learning to recognize Hebrew letters
Judaics: Jewish Holidays
Special Program: Grade K-3 Kabbalat Shabbat, 

 

Grade 2/3:  Kitah Bet/Gimel

Teacher: Rina Holtzman, Caroline Nudelman
Tefilah: 
Friday Night Prayer Service and Havdalah 
Hebrew: Decoding Hebrew words, writing in Hebrew block letters

Judaics: Jewish Bible Stories: (Torah) Adam to Moses
Special Events: Grade K-3 Kabbalat Shabbat Siddur Ceremony 

Grade 4/5:  Kitah Dalet/Hey

Teachers: Wilma Poyser, Nalani Haueter, Ilona Roll and Julia Spiegel
Tefilah: 
Saturday Morning Prayer Service
Hebrew: Basic Hebrew conversational words and learning Hebrew script

Judaics: Jewish Bible Stories: (Nevim and Ketuvim) Prophets and Writings, Jewish/American Experiences
Special Events: Grade 4-7 Morning Service, American Jewish Innovation Project

Grade 6:  Kitah Vov

Teachers: Cantor Jamie Gloth, Nalani Haueter, Wilma Sacks-Poyser
Tefilah: 
Saturday Morning Prayer Services

Hebrew: Advanced Hebrew and Holocaust Studies
Judaics: B'nai Mitzvah Prep: Torah Trope, Lifecycle Events, Mitzvah Class
Special Programs: Grade 4-7 Shabbat Morning Service, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Institute

Grade 7:  Kitah Zayin

Teachers: Nalani Haueter, Julia Spiegel, Wilma Sacks-Poyser
Tefilah: Saturday Morning Prayer Services
Hebrew: Advanced Hebrew and Holocaust Studies
Judaics: Jews Around the World, Jewish Figures and Values
Special Program: Grade 4-7 Shabbat Morning Service, Jews Around the World, and Jewish Figures Project

Tuesday, October 26 2021 20 Cheshvan 5782