- the fundamental concepts of Jewish religion, culture, and values;
- the opportunity to develop positive feelings about themselves as Jews;
- Hebrew reading skills;
- the foundation for meaningful participation in Jewish rituals;
- a sense of community with the Jewish people;
- a sense of concern for both their immediate world and the broader world in which they live;
- exposure to a wide range of Jewish experiences; and
- the ability to make informed decisions about how they will live their lives as adult Jews.
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BJEP at a Glance
* Grades K through 7
* Sundays only from 9:30 a.m. - noon
* Taught by dynamic Brandeis students
* Directed by a strong team of professionals
* Committed to developing positive feelings about Jewish identity
* Emphasizes Jewish traditions, values, and culture
* Teaches Hebrew language, Torah stories, and Jewish history
* Celebrates and teaches about Jewish holidays
* Offers Jewish theater, music, dance, and art programs
* Supports opportunities for adult learning
* Provides Bar and Bat Mitzvah support
* Runs inclusive High Holiday services
* Welcomes families from all backgrounds
* Builds a feeling of community with the Jewish people
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