Lifelong Learning at Shir Hadash

“We do not leave this world with even half of what we want answered.”
—Midrash Rabbah

Shir Hadash offers our member families numerous opportunities to learn about Reform Jewish life, traditions, values, holidays, rituals and Hebrew.

Formal classes are offered for children starting in pre-school and continuing through high school. A diverse range of classes and educational events are offered for all adult members of the congregation.

Early Childhood Center

The Shir Hadash Early Childhood Center is a new preschool for children ages 2–5 in our renovated school facility. This preschool is open to both members, non-members and children of all faiths.

Youth Education

Shir Hadash offers learning programs for children from Kindergarten through Confirmation. Students in Kindergarten through sixth grade attend Sunday school. Students in grades 3–6 also attend Hebrew school on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons, or they may take an alternative Hebrew Tutoring Program. Students in grades 7–9 attend Hebrew High school on Thursday evenings, and 10th graders attend Confirmation class. Students in 11th and 12th grades attend class on Sundays.

Adult Education

Shir Hadash offers numerous opportunities for members and non-members to explore the many facets of Judaism as well as participate in unique Jewish cultural programs and events. To learn more about specific classes and events, please see our Adult Education program catalog and our Exploring the World of Judaism series.

Library

The Shir Hadash Library offers a collection of adult and children’s materials by Jewish authors or that have a Jewish theme.