Chavaya, the Religious School at Temple Israel in New Rochelle, is a fun, caring, and welcoming Jewish experience for children and families in Kindergarten-12th grade. Children have an engaging outlet to explore Judaism through spirituality, history, holidays, and values. At Temple Israel we live our Jewish values in our worship, celebration, lifelong learning and Tikkun Olam—the repair of the world.
Temple Israel believes that:
Tuesdays from 4-6pm: Kindergarten-7th grade
Tuesdays from 6:15-8pm: 8th-12th grade
Thursdays from 4-6pm: 3rd-6th grade
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Rebecca Elkus-Ferst is the Director of Education: Youth & Families who leads Chavaya / Religious School, as well as leading Judaic lessons in our own Kehillah / Nursery-PreSchool. To learn about Rebecca’s strengths in Education, while leading Chavaya, please click here.