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228 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956 

Temple Beth Sholom is a proud member of the Reform Movement.

The Religious School at TBS creates a learning environment with a curriculum designed to nurture and instill within our children a strong sense of pride in heritage, practice, connection to Israel, and observance of Jewish tradition. Together, we can celebrate our children and the world they will both inherit and build.

Marilyn Fellows,

Educational Director

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

Curriculum

Learn It, Love It, Live It

  • history of the Jewish people

  • Jewish values

  • customs & holidays

  • life cycle events

  • Reform Judaism today

  • history & culture of Israel

  • Hebrew reading & language

  • Bible studies

  • Brachot (blessings)

  • T'Fillah (prayer service)

  • connection to modern day Israel

  • technology connections to complement all curricula

Shabbat Services

In order for our religious school children and families to have a more meaningful experience, attendance at Friday night services is encouraged. Participation has many benefits for the entire family, including learning prayers, gaining comfort in the sanctuary, singing melodies, and preparing for B'nei Mitzvah. Most importantly, joining services fosters a connection to our broader community.

Recommended Attendance

  • Grades K-2, 2 Services​

  • Grade 3​, 3 Services

  • Grade 4, 4 Services

  • Grade 5, 5 Services

  • Grade 6, 6 Services

  • Grade 7, ​10 Services

Class Schedule

  • Grades K-2

    • Sundays, 9:30AM-12:00PM

  • Grade 3

    • Sundays, 9:30AM-12:00PM

    • alternate Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45PM

  • Grades 4-6

    • Sundays, 9:30AM-12:00PM

    • Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45PM

  • Grade 7

    • Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45PM

    • monthly Sundays, 9:30AM-12:00PM

App Spotlight

Shalom Hebrew is packed with engaging features, interactive reading exercises, and more than a dozen Hebrew games. It makes learning to read Hebrew fun and effective for students of all ages!

GRADE 8-12 STUDENTS:

Join and participate in the TBS NEFESH Program. The
Program is aimed at providing diverse opportunities and experiences for teens to stay involved in synagogue life beyond their Bar/ Bat Mitzvah.

The NEFESH experience includes:

  • City & Local Trips

  • Community Social Action Events

  • Philadelphia Trip (add. cost)

  • Interfaith Experiences

  • Mental Health Awareness

  • Museum TripsVolunteering at Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry