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Class Descriptions by Grade Level

Updated for 2014-2015

Pre-K Class for 4’s

This fun and creative class will provide everything that a child preparing for Kindergarten needs within a warm, caring Jewish community of learners! Students must be 4 years old by the start of school.
Day/Time: Sunday (2X/month), 10am – 12:30pm
Tuition: $450 (non-Chanen students) (Chanen Grads – Free

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Students are introduced to a variety of foundational Jewish concepts, rituals and ideas to build a strong Jewish identity. We strive to instill a love of Judaism and Torah through holiday exploration, exposure to Hebrew and prayer, in the hopes of fostering a lifelong desire to live “Jewishly”.
Day/Time:  Sunday, 10am – 12:30pm
Tuition: $725 (Chanen Grads $250 discount for Kindergarten ONLY)

Enrichment Program (K-3rd Grade)
This program is designed to enhance the Jewish teachings of our Kindergarten thru 3rd grade students who may have older siblings attending the Sunday morning Hebrew classes.
Day/Time: Sunday, 8:30am – 10:00am
Tuition: $250

4th – 6th Grade Hebrew & Judaics

Students will formally examine their partnership with God, explore Jewish heroes and values and learn the impact of g’milut chasadim (acts of loving kindness) as it relates to the world as a whole. 
Day/Time: Sunday, 10:00am – 12:30pm

Hebrew (Thursday evening or Sunday morning)
Students develop their language skills with specialized Hebrew and prayer study in preparation of their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. To better serve our families, we offer two Hebrew class options.

Day/Time:  Thursday, 4:30 – 6:30pm (Option 1) Tuition: $1,000 ...or
Sunday, 8:30 – 10:00am (Option 2) Tuition: $1,050

7th Grade B’nei Mitzvah Preparation & Hineini Program

B’nei Mitzvah Preparation
Taught by our Rabbis, Cantor and Hebrew tutors, this class provides small group and individualized instruction to prepare students for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Students are called into this class 6 months prior to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah.

Junior BITY (Beth Israel Temple Youth)
This class is designed to engage our 7th graders who have already celebrated their bar/bat mitzvah or who are more than 6 months out from their Bar/Bat Mitzvah.
Day/Time: Thursday, 4:30pm – 6:30pm

“Here I Am!” is the 7th grade program, under the direction of Cantor Shpall, designed for our students to answer the call to serve. Students participate in a community service project once a month.
Day/Time: One Sunday/month, times vary
Tuition: $825

8th Grade Mini Madrichim Program

This Hebrew mentoring program enables our 8th graders to practice their Hebrew knowledge and potential madrich(a) (teaching assistant) skills with our 4th-6th grade students. 
Day/Time: Sunday, 10:00am – 12:30pm
Tuition: $250

A non-refundable Registration Fee of $50 is due with registration. Sibling discounts apply. Families must be current members of CBI and in good standing. Contact Kathy Brewer at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 480-951-0323 for information.