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Our Jewish Education Philosophy
At Kol HaNeshamah, we believe that all of our children deserve an engaging, fun, and quality Jewish learning experience.
Our teachers and staff are dedicated to providing meaningful, vibrant learning experiences for all of our students at Kol HaNeshamah. We believe that Jewish Learning is a collaboration between our families and our community and seek to partner with you in providing opportunities for your children to build Jewish identity and knowledge.
For students to be enrolled in our KHN Education program (with the exception of KHN Kids – our toddler/parent program) they must be members of Kol HaNeshamah. Please contact our Executive Director by email or phone: 206-935-1590 for more information on how you can become a member.
Contact our Education Director with any questions you may have about our Children’s Education Program.
Introduction to our Children’s Education Programs
Classes are held on 2 Saturdays a month, and every Tuesday afternoon. *Saturday morning classes take place on the first and third Shabbat Weekends (the Saturday following our Friday Night services). Please see the calendar for exact dates. Days and times of classes are:
- KHN Kids: 3rd Shabbat of Every Month at 9:30 – 10:30 am
Babies and toddlers aged 0 – 3 with parents, grandparents, or caretakers
Music, stories, easy crafts, and fun!
- Out Of The Box!: 1st & 3rd Saturdays* at 9:30 – 11:30 am;
Preschool – 7th Grade in grade level classes
Jewish studies – values, history, ritual, prayer & holidays
- Hebrew School: Tuesdays at 4:45 – 6:15 pm;
3rd – 6th Grade
Prayer based Hebrew instruction
- B’nai Mitzvah: Tuesdays at 4:45 – 6:15 pm;
Study with Rabbi Zari to prepare to become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah. B’nai Mitzvah students also attend Out Of The Box! classes on 1st and 3rd Saturdays.
- 8th Grade: Every other Tuesday at 4:45 – 6:15
Hands on Social Justice
Shabbat is For Families!
We hold our Out of the Box! classes on Shabbat intentionally. Shabbat is one of the central tenets of Judaism. Coming together as a community to learn and worship on Shabbat is also one of the most wonderful pieces of the Kol HaNeshamah community. We encourage you to come with your children on Shabbat morning – stay for Torah Study at 9:30 and then join the students and the community for Shabbat worship at 10:45.
Our program is limited in the number of hours we meet (just 36 hours a year for Out of the Box!). Therefore we strongly encourage your participation at KHN holiday and community events, as well as home Jewish conversations and practice. In this way, we can work together to provide opportunities for Jewish Identity development and connection to the Jewish people.
Do not hesitate to email Director of Children’s Education, Elizabeth Fagin with questions or concerns.
We look forward to a year of learning with your children!