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WSTHZ Early Childhood Program


Children learn when they are excited and interested in a topic  When children come to us with a question we do not simply give them the answer; we respond by asking the child what they think, how they could find the answer and what they need.  Through this process, children develop confidence and independence with encouragement from our teachers, their parents and the community around us.

Click Early Childhood Education to visit the webpage and learn more.

Koven Religious School

Our outstanding religious school provides a comprehensive Jewish education for students from kindergarten through high school. Our goal is to help our children become integral members of the Jewish community and to develop an awareness of themselves and an understanding of their Jewish heritage. Family involvement is an important component of our children’s religious foundation.  Interfaith families are welcomed and are considered a valued part of our community.

The schedule for the religious school is as follows:

Wednesdays:

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for students in grades 2 thru 7


Sundays:

9:30 am to 12:00 noon: students in grades K thru 7
9:30 am to 12:00 noon: Hebrew High: 8th grade meet weekly, 9th-12th grades meet bi-weekly
8:30 am to 9:15 am: students with teacher recommendation for extra help or enrichment


Our cadres of madrichim (teacher assistants) are an invaluable help to our school. Madrichim are eligible to assist in the classroom on days that they don’t have class if they attend Hebrew High; 8th graders can be madrichim on Wednesdays.

Come join us (again)!  Click here for this year’s registration: https://www.wsthz.org/form/religious-school-registration-2019-20.html

Click here for the school calendar: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nrOd_QqA7qeYLMenOwj3EaGEGFQaEnTNJaJlWgO3qxc

For more information, contact the school principal, David Schwartz, at principal@wsthz.org or 708-366-9000.

 

Adult Education

Yehoshua ben Perachiah said: "Make yourself a teacher; acquire a friend; and judge every person favorably." - Ethics of the Fathers 1:6

West Suburban Temple Har Zion provides outstanding education programs for members of all ages.  Here are a few currently being offer:

Shabbat Afternoon Talmud Study


Come join our informal Shabbat afternoon Talmud study group. It gathers in the chapel after Shabbat Kiddush. For details, please contact Jerry Bloom.

Synagogue Skills


Sunday mornings while Hebrew School is in session. Contact the cantor for more information, cantor@wsthz.org.

Thinking Jewishly about the End of Life


Click on link for information from Cindy Barnard’s talk on “Thinking Jewishly about the End of Life"

Sat, August 24 2019 23 Av 5779