YOUTH 

The B'nai Mitzvah: Enrichment Program will return this year! This class meets regularly on Tuesday afternoons from 4:15-5:00 PM. The first class will be September 12. All parents are strongly encouraged to register your children for this class. Rabbi A.Y. teaches the class and focuses on building a strong Jewish knowledge in various topics such as the weekly Torah Portion, Mitzvos, and the Holidays. This class is open to boys and girls in grades 5-7. Snacks and drinks are served. To register, please contact the Etz Chaim office at 904-262-3565 x7

 
Torah and Pizza: Brand new class for students in grades 8-12 starting Wednesday September 27th ! Join Rabbi A.Y. on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 PM as we debate how Torah knowledge relates to contemporary issues. We will cover interesting topics such as; Apple vs. the FBI: Accessing and Disclosing Private Information,  using DNA as Halachic Evidence, Adjusting “Sabbath Mode” Ovens on Yom Tov, Ebola: May a Doctor Endanger Himself by Treating Patients, and many more topics throughout the year! This brand new class is open to boys and girls in grades 8-12. Piping hot pizza and drinks will be served!! Don't miss out register now!! To register, please contact the Etz Chaim office at 904-262-3565 x7
 
Yom Rishon Enrichment Program: Brand new fun and friendly enrichment class on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15 AM starting Sunday September 10th. Rabbi Meyer Rabinowitz will be teaching this class. The class is open to boys and girls of the entire Jewish community in grades K-2. Students will learn about the weekly Torah portion, Prayer, Basic Mitzvos, Middos, and Jewish Holidays. For more information and to register, please contact the Etz Chaim office at 904-262-3565 x7.
 
Youth Groups Parent Night: Tuesday September 12th at 8:00 PM: All parents with children in youth groups are invited to please join us in the Etz Chaim social hall as we discuss and plan for the year ahead. While we open the floor to suggestions and ideas from everyone, we will also highlight some new youth programs at Etz Chaim this year! Light Refreshments will be served. 

Shabbos Morning Youth Programs

 Youth Programs

Babysitting is a supervised free play program for boys and girls ages infant through 3 years old and is staffed by professional sitters.

Gan Shabbat is for boys and girls in nursery and Pre-K and is led by Sarah Brown. The children are entertained with stories, games, songs, and organized activities.

Tot Shabbat is for boys and girls in 'K' and 1st grade. The children are entertained with stories and songs; they pray together and play together with organized activities led by our teenage group leaders Nechama Finkelstein & Carlie Rosenthal.

Junior Congregation now meets with distinct groups for boys and girls. The boys group is led by
Rabbi A.Y. Cohen and is for grades 2-3, and the girls group is led by Rachel Shyken and is for grades 2 through B'nei Mitzva. The children begin their morning with group morning prayers and continue with questions on the parsha, stories, and other activities.

Emtza is our newest group, and is for boys in grades 4 through B'nei Mitzva. The group is led by Joey Hamaoui. The boys begin their morning with group morning prayers and continue with discussions about the parsha and other activities.

NCSY Tefillah Workshop is a discussion based group dedicated to giving deeper insight into the Parsha and general hashkafa and is for boys and girls b'nei mitzvah through 12th grade. This group is currently studying Ethics of Our Fathers and is led by Joey Hamaoui. This group meets from 11: 15am-12:00pm.

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