Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope
Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

Y'ladim BaTeva

Ma'yan Tikvah's Outdoor Jewish Learning for Kids

Y'ladim BaTeva

is an alternative Jewish education program

with a significant outdoor component

leading to a coming of age ceremony

or b-mitzvah.

 

For the 2022-23 year we expect to have classes for children in grades K-8.

 

 Click here to reach Rabbi Katy and get your questions answered.

Y'ladim BaTeva focuses on: 

  • Jewish values, such as caring for animals, honoring the elderly, caring for ourselves, our families, and our communities, and the Earth, and more;

  • Jewish values embedded in holidays;

  • basic observance of holidays;

  • some Hebrew, for reciting blessings for holidays and eating, and some key words;

  • Bible stories with an emphasis on Jewish values;

  • basic prayers for Shabbat; and

  • an optional and additional individual-paced Hebrew decoding and understanding program.

Y'ladim BaTeva time committment:

 

  • One Sunday morning per month for 2.5 hours, at a Metrowest outdoor location;

  • Two 1/2 hour weekday online Zoom classes per month for grades 2+;
  • One outdoor family holiday or other program per month, generally on Sunday morning, but occassionally at a different time.
  • One Shabbat program per month, which may be a Shabbat morning service, a Friday evening full moon walk, Shabbat or havdalah dinners in members homes, or other another program.

 

SCHOOL FEE: $900 for the first child, $850 for the second child, and $800 for the third child or kindergarten. 

 

HEBREW FEES The Hebrew decoding and prayer program is optional and additional. It meets 3-4 times per month online in groups of 1-3 for grades 3-7 only. There is an additional fee of $500 for Hebrew classes. 

 

MEMBERSHIP: Families must be members of Ma'yan Tikvah. First-time families are invited to become members for a suggested donation of $360. The suggested donation for returning families is $650. Learn more about membership here.

 

Payment can be made by sending a check to Ma'yan Tikvah, c/o Steve Garone, 179 Lakeshore Drive, Wayland, MA 01778

 

If the cost is an issue, please contact Rabbi Katy at rabbi@mayantikvah.org. We want this program to be accessible to everyone.

 

For questions or to learn more, contact Rabbi Katy at rabbi@mayantikvah.org or Steve at treasurer@mayantikvah.org.

Upcoming Outdoor Services & Other Events

 

As a Falling Leaf: Letting Go and Slowing Down, selected Friday evenings at 6:00 PM.

 

Shabbat Morning Walks, selected Saturday mornings at 10:30 AM.

 

RSVP for locations and Zoom links. 

 

 

 

Where to Find Us

 

Ma'yan Tikvah - A Wellspring of Hope

Wayland, MA 

508.358.5996

rabbi@mayantikvah.org

 

www.mayantikvah.

blogspot.com

Affiliated with the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts

 

 

 

 

 

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