is an alternative Jewish education program
with a significant outdoor component
leading to a coming of age ceremony
For the 2022-23 year we expect to have classes for children in grades K-8.
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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;
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 email@example.com. We want this program to be accessible to everyone.
For questions or to learn more, contact Rabbi Katy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve at email@example.com.
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.
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Where to Find Us
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