Principal – Eden Weisberg
(631) 421-3224, ext. 12
Roni Cohen, Education Vice President
Schedule of Religious School Classes for the 2022-2023 / 5783 School Year:
Religious School Calendar 2022/2023
2022-2023 Religious School Enrollment Forms
Religious School Shabbat Schedule – see Religious School Calendar above
Siddur Goals for each grade
Family Education Programs
Dalet Hesed Project
Practice your Hebrew for 10 minutes a day, 5 days a month (outside of Religious school) and you can soak the Rabbi and Principal on the last day of school! Click here for more information.
Support our Religious School and enjoy a fresh challah for your Shabbat.
General Information and Overall Philosophy:
Our school is a partnership between the synagogue and the home, between the parent body and those who work to educate your children. It is our overarching goal to nurture the soul of every Jewish child and family.
- The students at Melville Jewish Center, formerly South Huntington Jewish Center, are always excited on Chugim (club) day, because they get to choose where their learning takes them. On Chugim day, the students will sign up for the special program that is of interest to them, giving them the gift of choice. There will be multiple projects going on at once – trivia, cooking, arts and crafts, dance, etc – and the students only problem is that there is too many fun activities to choose from.
- One highlight of our religious school program is hosting a Shinshin – a young adult from Israel who is spending one year on Long Island working with children as an ambassador to Israel. This young adult will come to class each week, eager to share an Israeli game, a popular song, or even an Israeli candy to help our students build a greater connection to Israel. This Shinshin will also attend an occasional Shabbat service or Family Education program as he/she is not just here to serve the religious school but to serve the entire synagogue community.
For Hanukkah 2019 (pre-covid), our Religious School visited Gurwin Assisted Living Community and performed a Holiday Concert with the help from Rabbi Jacknis.