CLINTON, NJ—Entering its 15th year, Chabad Hebrew School of Hunterdon County has announced that registration is open to new students for the upcoming school year, which is set to begin on Sunday, Sept.16.
Chabad Hebrew School invites potential new students and their families to visit the school, meet the staff and teachers, and enroll in a free one-month trial.
Chabad Hebrew School has grown to more than 60 children and enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trend setter in creative Jewish education for children aged 3 to 13 years; Chabad’s Hebrew School features a dynamic, well trained staff and a student to teacher ratio that allow for individualized attention. Its curriculum is cutting edge and the student body is from diverse backgrounds.
“Our students are from various backgrounds and affiliations and we have developed a teaching model that is able to adapt and cater to different levels of Jewish knowledge and experience,” says Hebrew School director Rachel Kornfeld. “Over the course of this past year, we have researched and trial tested a variety of curriculums and instructional tools. We are excited to implement new and innovative programs and teaching methods, that will engage our students and enhance their experience, in the upcoming school year.”
Chabad Hebrew School is open to the community and Synagogue membership is not required.
Parents of Chabad Hebrew School students rave about their experience at Chabad.
“My kids love Chabad Hebrew School because the teachers incorporate tons of hands-on activities that make learning about their heritage so much fun," wrote Anna Benenson of Califon, who is mom of Ari and Ethan and past students Sara and Naomi. "I also feel that the teachers, Rabbis and everyone at Chabad, are such positive role models and have a positive influence on my children.”
Elana Korn of Flemington, shares those sentiments. “We love Chabad Hebrew School because the teachers and the environment instill a sense of Jewish pride in the students," she said. "The students learn about the Jewish religion and traditions, which they can then share with their families.”
“As our Hebrew school continues to expand, we are committed to maintaining the warm, welcoming and personal feel as well as our teacher-student ratio intact. Chabad will therefore continue to hire even more qualified teachers as our student body grows,” said Kornfeld. “We interview all summer long. Even amongst teachers we have a reputation of excellence, warmth and professionalism. We have the opportunity to choose the most outstanding staff for our teaching opportunities.”
Through Hebrew reading and writing, Jewish history, holidays, and more, students gain an appreciation of the joys, values, and traditions of their Jewish heritage, as it is vividly brought to life by the dedicated and enthusiastic teachers whose imagination and vision make every lesson a unique learning experience. As Dina Greenberg, third-grade Hebrew School teacher said, “Each lesson is created to engage all the senses so that the student feels an excitement and connection to the material being presented.” The program is thus carefully blended with games, incentives, crafts, dramatics, family celebrations, and other exciting extracurricular activities.
“The goal of our school is to create a welcoming and dynamic environment where students are imbued with a warmth and curiosity for Judaism, all through our interactive, hands-on, and innovative lessons,” explains Rabbi Eli Kornfeld. “Our motto is Learn It, Love It, Live It.”
Registration for Chabad Hebrew School is now open for the upcoming year of 2018-2019. Hebrew School begins Sunday, Sept. 16. Ask about a first-month free trial and money back guarantee. Classes are held on Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chabad Jewish Center, 90 Beaver Ave. in Clinton Township for children aged 3 to 13 years.
Chabad will never turn away anyone for a lack of funds, Hebrew School scholarships are available for those that have financial difficulties.
To schedule an appointment to visit Chabad Hebrew School, call 908-238 9002 or e-mail Rachel Kornfeld at Rachel@JewishHunterdon.com.
For further information, log on to www.JewishHunterdon.com/HebrewSchool