Bill and Sid Rubin Preschool
Our nationally recognized preschool program for children 12 months to 5 years of age is open to the community. It offers the very best in early childhood education providing a program rich in Jewish culture, tradition and values. The Early Childhood Education Department also offers classes for young children from babies through preschool.
Lee and Frank Goldberg Family Religious School
Beth Israel's Religious School, with an enrollment of approximately 500 students, is dedicated to providing a thorough Jewish education in a warm environment to prepare our children to become committed, knowledgeable members of our Jewish community. The regular program includes Sunday morning classes for children in Kindergarten through second grade, and twice-weekly classes for grades 3-7. Students preparing for Bar or Bat Mitzvah receive additional tutoring.
We offer a comprehensive program for students in grades 8 through 12, with Confirmation taking place in the 10th grade. The Confirmation program includes a life-changing trip to Washington D.C. where our students meet with legislators and learn about social justice, lobbying and the Reform Movement's position on political hot topics.
Adult Education Programs
Beth Israel offers a rich and diverse educational program for adults. Our ALEINU Adult Learners Network offers courses from Basic Judaism to philosophy, theology, language, literature, music, Talmud and Torah, Biblical studies, mysticism, and the challenges facing the Reform Jewish movement. About 600 adults participate in these programs each year.