j*star (Jewish Students Taking Action and Responsibility) is a five-semester program designed to empower and inspire students during and following the B’nei Mitzvah process. In 6th and 7th Grade, students will take a deeper dive into Jewish values, Jewish heritage, and prayer leadership. In the Fall semester of 8th Grade, they’ll get a taste of our choice-based Pathways program.
Jewish Values & Prayer Leadership
Tuesdays 4:00-6:00pm OR Sundays from 3:00-5:30pm AND Participation in Chavurot Family Learning Groups
Becoming B’nei Mitzvah is an affirmation of the commitment to living Jewishly as an adult. Students will explore what it means to take responsibility for their Jewish identity and practice. Students will gain confidence in their prayer leadership skills by leading t’filah.