Today is October 19, 2017 -
The mission of our educational program at the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Congregation B’nai Israel Religious School is to join together our members’ homes with our synagogue by providing students with values, experiences and skills necessary to live a full Conservative Jewish life.
Our school’s curriculum aims to promote an appreciation and understanding of our Jewish cultural and religious heritage through instruction in Jewish liturgy and prayer, Hebrew reading and writing, Torah studies, the Jewish life cycle, the geography of Israel and Jewish history and traditions. Our program supports students’ needs to take part in synagogue services, rituals, and celebration of the Jewish holidays throughout the year. We strongly encourage regular family attendance at Shabbat services and welcome our students’ active participation in all aspects of davening and Torah reading.
FLJC Sixth (vav) grade class visits the Daughters of Miriam Jewish Seniors Resident facility in honor of the upcoming Federation Mitzvah Day.
Our students’ understanding and appreciation of Judaism is enriched by visiting our Judaic library, infusing Jewish music into the curricula, and by providing interactive learning experiences throughout the year. Exciting annual activities such as our Model Seder, our Rosh Hashanah Shofar Factory Event, and the personalized Sidur Dedication Celebration make learning memorable and fun.
Accordingly, our curriculum highlights: