The Max Frankel Religious School
The Max Frankel Religious School of Temple Emanuel is designed to open the pathway to Jewish education for our children. Through their experiences at Temple Emanuel, we hope that our children will choose to become a part of the elegant tradition that has sustained our people for four millennia and has become a source of inspiration to the world as a model of morality. The program is designed to actively involve children and their families in the educational process. We have an excellent staff of teachers and specialists dedicated to instilling a love of our tradition in our children.
Religious School classes meet on Sunday mornings, from either 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Families have the opportunity to choose which session they want their children to attend.
The Max Frankel Religious School of Temple Emanuel strives to provide students with an understanding of Reform Judaism and pride in being Jewish. We believe that Judaism is meant to be lived and learned. Our Religious School will impart in students the knowledge and values they will need to make critical decisions about how they will live their lives as Jews. We challenge students to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for life, leadership and a desire for lifelong learning.
Equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to place themselves along the continuum of Jewish to show them how Judaism can enrich their lives, ultimately resulting in them committing to Judaism for themselves.
Connect students to a kehillah kedoshah (holy community), which, deeply rooted in Jewish values, will illustrate to them how Temple Emanuel and the larger Jewish community can be an anchor in their lives.
Demonstrate to students how their Judaism can play a role in how they navigate the world and interact with those around them.