Hebrew School Project

Scales of Fortune – a Rosh Hashanah Game Show

Now that our year-long Maccabiah (Competition) has begun, we decided to get the ball rolling with a Rosh Hashanah-themed Game Show! Amazing learning took place in each of our classroom learning spaces. Then grades competed in a unique Game Show…

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Opening Days of the Hebrew School Project (HSP)

I woke up on Monday morning and my first thought was, today is the first day of school! I can’t wait to meet the children and their parents and begin a year of joyful Jewish learning at HSP! Then, on…

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Teaching the Teachers

Hebrew School Project (HSP) teachers are a special group of people. Some of them teach during the day in our Early Childhood Center. Some of them go to college at Hunter or Barnard. Some of them are painters and musicians…

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5 Real-life Skills Your Child Will Learn in Hebrew School

JCP’s Hebrew School Project activates a child’s love to draw, sing, play, pretend, imagine, create, problem solve, and share while learning about Judaism and developing their own sense of Jewish identity. We also instill in them valuable life skills that will help…

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The Experience

At JCP, experiential education is at the core of our educational philosophy, and the eclipse in just a few short weeks presents an opportunity for experiential education in its purest form. John Dewey, who popularized this philosophy, stressed the importance…

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JCP Welcomes New Hebrew School Director

JCP Welcomes Erin Beser, our new Hebrew School Director! Erin is a creative educator with extensive experience in both formal and informal Jewish educational settings. Most recently, she served as a teacher and administrator at the Solomon Schechter School of…

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JCP Celebrates Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, is celebrated on the fifth day of the month of Iyar (celebrated on May 2, 2017 this year), which is the Hebrew date of the formal establishment of the State of Israel, when members of…

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