Religious School


From Early Childhood through Grade 12, The Village Temple Religious School offers a fascinating journey through Jewish history and texts, Hebrew and culture, ethics and rituals. We are a member of the Coalition of Innovating Congregations, which supports experiential, high-impact and fun camp-inspired learning. Our program inspires and empowers our students to realize how Judaism is relevant to their lives, to understand how Jewish ethical principles and committment to social justice can guide them in their relationships within their families, with God, with friends, and with their larger community. 





FREE TEMPLE MEMBERSHIP FOR NEW MEMBERS! Special offer for families with children entering 1st or 2nd grade. Enroll your child in The Village SchoolMembershipOffers5778Temple Religious School and receive a gift of free membership for one year! 









The Village Temple Religious School Family Social - Wednesday, April 25, 6:30-8:00PM

Come Join our family get-together and schmooze with other Village Temple parents over wine, cocktails and finger food, while your kids will have their own great time and engage in fun games and activities with our Religious School teachers and teens. Children in 1st-7th grades will celebrate Israel @70 with food, arts and crafts, Ga-Ga and folk dancing!
Bring your friends who may be considering joining our congregation! Their kids will get a taste of our Village Temple Religious School experience.
Click here to RSVP by April 23rd!


The Village Temple Religious School curriculum and programs empower our learners:
• To understand and take pride in the history and sacred texts of the Jews as a people and as a religious community.
• To participate with confidence in Shabbat and holiday services, possessing sufficient knowledge of Hebrew for the prayers to be meaningful.
• To put the principles of Judaism into practice in the context of family, congregation, and community, including acts of Tikkun Olam.
• To develop a personal connection with the State of Israel, its peoples and land.

Religious School Curriculum

2017-2018 / 5778 School Calendar 

2017-2018 / 5778 Religious School Registration 

Religious School Class Schedule:

Parparim, Early Childhood Class
for Children Ages 3-4:
First Sunday Each Month from September through May, 9:30-10:45am

Pre-K and Kindergarten:
Two Sundays Each Month from September through May, 9:00-10:45am or
Two Wednesdays Each Month from September through May, 4:00-5:30pm

1st and 2nd Grades:
Tuesdays, 3:45-5:45pm or
Sundays, 9:00-11:00am

3rd and 4th Grades:
Tuesdays, 3:45-5:45pm or
Sundays, 11:00am-1:00pm

5th-7th Grades:
Sundays, 9:00am-1:00pm or
Wednesdays, 3:45-5:45pm supplemented by a personalized weekly Hebrew homework assignment.

 For more information about any of our education programs, please contact Alex Tansky, R.J.E., Director of Education at 212.674.2340, ext. 308

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