Kulanu (Hebrew for “all of us”) Religious School is the official center for Jewish learning for the children of Temple Israel of Great Neck, and Temple Beth-El of Great Neck. The spirit, curriculum and philosophy of the school are based on the following educational priorities:
Our engaging program consists of Shabbat and holiday worship, experiential programs, art, music and family education in addition to academics. Parents are vital partners with the school in supporting its overall goals and in fostering an environment in which Jewish education and practice are valued. Various Shabbat experiences and family education activities complement the Religious School education. Click here for an overview of the comprehensive curriculum.
Kulanu Religious school meets twice a week for children in grades 1-7. Children in our Kindergarten program (called Nitzanim) meet once a week. The Gesher program is our Sunday morning community that offers an opportunity for four-year old Jewish enrichment at Kulanu Religious School.
Sunday (9:30-12noon) / Tuesday (4:00-6:30pm)
When children reach the seventh grade, they participate in a special program within the Waxman Youth House, meeting twice a week for academics, t’fillah, (prayer) tzedakah projects and opportunities for fellowship, debating and discussion.
The seventh grade program is under the supervision of Avi Siegel, Director of Teen Engagement and Waxman Youth House.