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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 1, 2014 Chabad of North Orlando welcomes students for 5th year of Hebrew school for their precious heritage, imbuing their every day with a sense of pride and purpose. Our school is a contemporary learning center that is catered to Jewish families from all walks of life." CHS welcomes every Jew, regardless of religious back- ground or level of observance. This school does not require "Educating a child is edu- cating a world," said Chanshy Majesky, Hebrew School director. "Chabad Hebrew School (CHS) strives to pro- vide an education that will instill asense of pride, history, love for the land of Israel and a genuine understanding of what Judaism is all about." "We want our students to Celebrating holidays with singing. view Judaism in an intelligent, relevant and upbeat light. We want them to know that be- ing Jewish can be funV added RabbiYankyMajesky, director of Chabad of North Orlando, "By year's end, along with the Aleph-Bet, Holiday learn- ing and Hebrew literacy, the children will have developed a deep love and appreciation any membership or prior af- filiations as a condition for enrollment. CHS uses the nationally acclaimed Aleph Champion Hebrew Reading Program. Based on the martial arts mo- tivational philosophy of color- coded levels and testing, Aleph Champ provides motivation and inspiration for Chabad Hebrew School students. The Karate system makes learning to read Hebrew fun and gives the children a sense of ac- complishment and progress. It provides them a feeling of constant growth. CHS teaches children about caring for others, and helping others that are in need. CHS teaches them the concept and the meaning behind the Mitz- vot and the Jewish holidays. The curriculum: The lessons are multi- sensory and hands-on, en- suring that the students truly experience what they are being taught. The les- sons are structured with discussion-starters, to create a lively, interactive classroom experience. Here are the sub- jects being taught throughout the years: Hebrew Students learn to read He- brew fluently with the Aleph Champ Program. In addition they gain confidence and fa- miliarity with the Siddur - the Hebrew prayer book. Torah Learning stories and mitz- vahs from the Torah provides the students with practical lessons that apply to our daily lives. Israel Students attain affection for our heritage and a unique- ness of our homeland Israel. Jewish history Students gain an apprecia- tion of our roots and culture that has been preserved throughout the ages. Holidays and Shabbat Traditions and celebra- tions, exploring the Jewish Holidays and Shabbat provide PAGE 5B a deeper understanding for the children. Jewish values Beginning with the origins of the Mitzvot, stressing prac- tical applications in our daily lives, CHS students explore a personal Jewishness. CHS takes place on Sun- days, 10 a.m. -12 p.m., for the duration of the scholastic year. Location is at Chamu Jewish Center 39 Skyline Drive suite 1017 in Lake Mary. Tuition for the year is $400 per child (includes books and materials). Scholarships are available. No child will be turned away due to lack of funds. CHS is for children ages 5-13. To register, or for more information, visit www.Jew- or email chanshy@Jewish- In addition to the Lake Mary CHS chapter there are CHS chapters in Central Orlando (Maitland), as well as South Orlando. 'Dinner, Daber and Dvar' for 8th-12th graders at Ohev Shalom Jewish teens in grades 8-12-=save Monday nights for Jewish learning at Ohev Shalom, The Beit Hamidrash model has been retired and "Dinner, Daber and Dvar" is designed to meet the formal educational needs of Jewish teens. "DDD" was created as part of the new JTEN, Jewish Teen Education Network in conjunction with the Jew- ish Federation of Greater Orlando. The evening will start at 6-6:55 p.m. with "Dinner and Daber." Students should bring a dairy/vegetarian dinner and enjoy conversational Hebrew. Eachweekwill be focused on a different theme such as shop- ping, going on a trip, ordering in a restaurant. From 7-8 p.m. will be "The Amazing Journey of the Jewish People: Jewish history from the beginning to present day." Each session will be focused on a different part of Jewish history. Students will learn about the time pe- riod and discuss how Judaism evolved from that experience, what the relationship between God and the Jewish people was and had that event not taken place, how would Jewish his- tory be different. Classes will be taught by teachers who love Judaism, history and teach- ing. Many of the teachers are on the Hebrew school staff. Students may register for one class or both. There will be 4 semesters and students may register one semester at a time. Session 1:Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 (6 sessions) Session 2: Oct. 6,13, 20, 27, Nov. 3,10,17 (7 sessions) Session 3: Jan.12, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9 (7 weeks) Session 4: March 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 (6 weeks) "DDD" is open to the entire Jewish community regardless of synagogue membership. For more information, please contactthe COSYouthand Edu- cation office at 407-298-4650. 0 Temple Israel's Meitin Religious School m ancient shofar blasts to cutting-edge tablet technology, our school offers your child a complete & modern educational experience. Opening Day of School Sunday, August 17 at 9:00 am Kindergarten through 7th Grade Rabbi Joshua Neely Principal Light Up Havdalah for All Ages Create Light Art with glow sticks & a camera with a long exposure. Eat delicious S'Mores for snacks! Saturday, August 2 at 9:00 pm PJ bbrary Commumty" Event In our newly renovated Savage Family Chapel #' Sunday, September 7 at I0:00 am  .. it :" ............  ,,i., ,io ::, Children six months to 5 1/2 years with an adult For more information on events&, to register your children for school, visit our site at or contact our office at 407.647.3055 & . , Building Community Since 1954 50 South Moss Road -VJinter Springs, FL-32708