Message from Mr. Sherman With everything we read in the news and all of the difficulties going on throughout the world, it is an absolute breath of fresh air for all of us educators to be with our wonderful students at Am Yisrael SJS. They are thirsty for Jewish knowledge, positive Jewish experiences and… Read More
Teshuvah, Tzedakah and Tefillah
Three main concepts of this time of the year in the Jewish calendar are Teshuvah, Tzedakah and Tefillah. It is important not only to learn concepts but to live them. The Hebrew month of Elul is a time to reflect on what we need to do better in the upcoming year. A true apology involves… Read More
Second Week: SJS Sun. 9/14 & Wed. 9/17
Message from Mr. Sherman It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces as well as many new students this week. My blog (see quick link at top of email) will be a good resource for reflections on achievements at Am Yisrael SJS. This Limmud weekly email’s main functions are for you to glance… Read More
We have opened the new SJS year!
What an outstanding way to start the SJS year. Some highlights included: •A revamped Madrichim program that includes training, Torah Study and Current Events for our 9th-12th graders taught by our Rabbi and Cantor •Nearly 100% attendance on the first day •Increased enrollment to 153 students •A new joint recess between Gan, Aleph and Bet… Read More
Opening Week: SJS Sun. 9/7 & Wed. 9/10
Message from Mr. Sherman We are very excited to welcome our SJS students for the first day of classes, this coming Sunday, Sept. 7th. Our teaching team is geared up for a fantastic year and as usual, all the information that you will need to know can be found in this weekly newsletter, which also… Read More
SJS Opening Day: 9-7-14
6 Days Away!!! We are so excited to open the school year. Lots of tweaks to continue the process of becoming the kind of School of Jewish Studies that inspires great learning, positive associations to Judaism and skills that will last a lifetime.