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Chalav u’Dvash is a new, innovative Hebrew language instruction program bringing everyday Hebrew to children everywhere. The program, designed for children aged three to six includes a broad range of developmentally appropriate activities and interactive teaching aids. In just a few half-hour sessions a week taught in Hebrew by a Hebrew speaking teacher, children can master simple conversational Hebrew.
Updated: Oct. 26, 2011
eJewish Philanthropy reports that in just three years, PJ Library’s sister program in Israel, Sifriyat Pijama, has grown dramatically, providing Hebrew language children’s books to the country’s neediest preschoolers. Launched in 2009, the pre-literacy and Jewish heritage program began by serving 3,500 preschoolers in Israel. A year later, it grew to 45,000 children, and, this fall, the program will triple, serving 120,000 young children. Sifriyat Pijama will now reach more than 4,000 of the 10,000 public preschools in Israel, youngsters in 100 Jewish communities.
Updated: Aug. 31, 2011
After 50 years without organized Jewish educational options, parents in the Serbian capital of Belgrade are ecstatic following this summer’s grand opening of a preschool by the country’s resident Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries. Eight children currently make up the preschool’s inaugural class, but there are plans for larger classes in the future.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2010
Over 150 Chabad pre-schools and day care centers are spread across the US. Although 25% of them are in New York State, others are located throughout the US in places such as Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Hawaii and Reno, Nevada. California has 26 Chabad preschools. Chabad, with the establishment of their preschools, is trying to reach out to parents of young children to expose parents and children to the warmth of Judaism, hoping to leave a lasting impression on them.
Updated: Nov. 17, 2009
An Ethical Start is an ethics curriculum for preschool children, parents, and teachers developed by the Jewish Community Center Association based on the ancient Jewish text, Pirkei Avot. The program is developed through exploration of the text, “Ethics of Our Fathers”, environmental enhancements, multi-media exploration through music, books, Peer K doll and the emergent curriculum. It is presently implemented in 40 JCCA preschools nationwide.
Updated: Mar. 18, 2009
During February 2009 school vacation, several teachers at the Billy Dalwin Pre-School of Temple Emunah in Lexington MA will travel to Israel to engage in a dynamic professional workshop with some of the best early childhood educators in Boston and Haifa. This 10-day study mission is the latest in the seven-year history of the Boston Haifa Early Childhood Educators (ECE) Exchange. The Exchange is a partnership between teachers and classrooms in both cities.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2009