Youth Education

Machon Micah for Youth (Pre K-12th grade)

This fall Machon Micah will be completely online. Temple Micah’s education team is taking advantage of this opportunity to innovate, create, and re-imagine Jewish education in a time of physical distancing. We are rolling out a full schedule of offerings including increased one-on-one tutoring, opportunities for family engagement around Shabbat, a giving circle, and more.

Temple Micah membership is required for enrollment in Machon Micah. For more information about joining Micah, contact Jeannelle D’Isa at disa@templemicah.org.

All first time families enrolling in Machon Micah should schedule an introductory meeting with our education team prior to completing the registration form. Contact Director of Education Sharon Tash to set up an appointment. 

Questions? Email Director of Education Sharon Tash.

Registration Information

Please register through ChaverWeb by August 31, 2020. If you are member, click HERE to register.

Grade FY20 Tuition FY21 Tuition
Pre-K $- $-
K-3 $740 $360
4 $820 $820
5 $1165 $1165
6 $1165 $1165
7 $950 $950
8-12 $410 $410

 

Learn more about our B’nai Mitzvah program.

Machon Micah Online 5781 – Offerings by Grade Level

Pre-K 

  • Friday at 6:00 pm: short, intentional, pre-Shabbat gatherings 6:00-6:30 pm once a month
  • Saturday: Pre-K students encouraged to attend Boker Tov 9:00-9:30 am

Kindergarten

  • Tuesday 5:00-5:30 pm: Erev Tov
  • Friday at 6:00 pm: short, intentional, pre-Shabbat gatherings (K-5 in small groups by family)
  • Saturday 9:00-9:30am : Boker Tov

Grades 1-2

  • Monday 5:00-5:30 pm: Once a week “Ivrit b-Ivrit” interactive 30-minute Hebrew class for grades 1 and 2
  • Tuesday 5:00-5:30 pm: Erev Tov
  • Friday at 6:00 pm: short, intentional, pre-Shabbat gatherings (K-5 in small groups by family)
  • Saturday 9:00-9:30 am : Boker Tov

Grades 3-5 

  • Tuesday 5:00-5:30 pm: Erev Tov
  • Mid-week: 30 minutes of E-Vrit, which will include a holiday or Torah-based lesson as well as Hebrew. E-vrit lessons will use online materials, and you will sign up for a time that works specifically for your student
  • Friday at 6:00 pm: short, intentional, pre-Shabbat gatherings (K-5 in small groups by family)
  • Saturday 9:00-9:30 am: Boker Tov

Grade 6

  • Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm: Erev Tov + Tuesdays at 5:20pm during Erev Tov break out room trope class with Teddy
  • Mid-week: 30 minutes of one-one one E-Vrit per student grades 3-7, which will include a holiday or Torah-based lesson as well as Hebrew. E-vrit lessons will use online materials, and you will sign up for a time that works specifically for your student
  • Saturday 9:00-9:30 am: Boker Tov

Grade 7

  • Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm: Erev Tov and then twice-monthly 20-30 minutes of “Giving Circle”- this will be a guided curriculum about philanthropy
  • Mid-week: 30 minutes of one-one one E-Vrit per student grades 3-7, which will include a holiday or Torah-based lesson as well as Hebrew. E-vrit lessons will use online materials, and you will sign up for a time that works specifically for your student
  • Saturday 9:00-9:30 am: Boker Tov, then attend services and all b’nai mitzvah together as a class
  • Optional self-directed projects which will begin after student has celebrated bar/bat mitzvah

Grades 8-12

  • Tuesday 6:30-7:30 pm:  We may be online this year, but our teen program “Reason to Be (R2B)” will continue to tackle big questions and pressing issues! R2B  topics for this year will include Jewish Cooking, Comparative Religions, and Jewish Social Justice

 

 Terms We Use at Machon Micah

Boker Tov: Led by Rabbi Beraha and Machon Staff, Boker Tov is a lively morning program filled with learning and song. New this year while Machon Micah remains online, Boker Tov will take place most Saturday mornings from 9:00 to 9:30 am. Check the Machon calendar for the schedule.

Erev Tov: Tuesday afternoon tefillah (prayer) and learning from 5:00 to 5:30 pm for students in grades 3-7.

E-vrit: One-on-one online Hebrew tutoring for students in grades 3-7. Each student meets with a tutor for 30 minutes per week. E-vrit tutoring includes Hebrew instruction and lessons around Shabbat, holidays, and Torah stories. Fun fact: E-vrit is a pun on the Hebrew word for the Hebrew language, ivrit

Ivrit b’Ivrit (Hebrew in Hebrew): Monday afternoon interactive Hebrew class from 5:00 to 5:30 pm for students in grades 1-2. 

Machon: A place of learning.  

R2B: Reason to Be – Teen learning for students in grades 8-12. R2B topics for this year will include Jewish Cooking, Comparative Religions, and Jewish Social Justice.