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		                                    Noar (Youth) Learning		                                </span>

(Kindergarten through 6th Grade)

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Sundays, 9:30 am-12:15 pm 
Noar Sunday, Temple Sinai’s innovative Sunday learning experience for kindergarten through 6th grade, provides opportunities for growth and learning! All Noar programs are based on these 4 principles:

• Authentic Jewish content
• Personal Choice
• Community Building
• Hands-on learning

Noar Sunday is broken up into four eidot (units), each with its’ own curricular focus.  Our entire program also spends each session focused on mensch middot, Jewish values on how to be a mensch.  All students spend half their day in bayit (home base community), their core Jewish experiential learning environment.

The other half is spent in chugim (electives) that they choose for a semester, allowing for personal choice and authentic Jewish content in a way that is relevant to them. Our chugim also take place within the learners’ eidot, meaning they get to know other children their age in other bayit classes. Chugim follow their own learning plan, and connect it to their Bayit learning.

If you have a child ages 2 through Pre-K, click here to learn more about our Noar Tots and Noar Jr. programs!

Read below to learn more about the experience for each eidah!
Kindergarten & 1st Grade: Shoreshim

2nd & 3rd Grade: Chaverim
4th & 5th Grade: Orim
6th Grade: Zehut

Also take a look at NOAR Hebrew for 3rd through 6th graders! 


Kindergarten & 1st Grade: Shoreshim (Roots)
• Connect to your Jewish roots by planting some of your own! This unit will focus on holidays, synagogue, Torah, and middot as they start their Noar journey.
• Kindergarteners will explore Shabbat with a Shabbat Box unit while first graders will engage in a Havdalah unit.
• Learn about “how you learn” by engaging in different learning modalities during chugim rotations, preparing for Chaverim where you choose your chug!

Check out SCRAPPY, Temple Sinai’s youth group for kindergarten and 1st graders.

2nd & 3rd Grade: Chaverim (Friends)
Journey through the three things that world stands on “Al Shlosha D’varim”.
     - Torah: Students will explore the books of Genesis and Exodus through acting, art, and STEM activities!
     - Avodah: Students will choose a stuffed animal that follows them through the Jewish lifecycle, exploring the rituals and prayers.
     - Gemilut Hasadim: Students will continue to explore Jewish values by focusing on the value of “ahava”.

Kids in this age group can also join Club 23, Temple Sinai’s youth group for 2nd and 3rd graders. 

4th & 5th Grade: Orim (Lights)
• Develop your “Mensch Handbook” with Jewish values (Middot) education, explore your own spirituality and relationship with God, and engage in Jewish holiday celebrations around the world!
• Spiral through the Jewish lifecycle rituals as we deepen our learning.

Learn more about Club 45, Temple Sinai’s youth group for 4th and 5th graders.

6th Grade: Zehut (Identity)
• Study the Jewish value of “Peoplehood” as it pertains to the topic of American Jews, and how you fit into the puzzle!
• Choose how you want to learn by engaging in the modality of learning available to you that day.
• Celebrate Jewish peoplehood by engaging in the Mitzvot of Jewish holidays with service-oriented activities, and actively work on tikkun olam.

6th graders will have the chance to join Temple Sinai's new youth group, CLUB 6 “Connect”.

(3rd through 6th Grade)

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Our Noar Hebrew programs for students in Grades 3-6, focus on learning Hebrew through prayer.  Our goal is for students to develop Jewish life skills, read/chant confidently, and deepen their personal connection to prayer.

All three options follow the same curriculum and Hebrew focus.

Option 1: Hebrew Chavurah
Small groups that meet in neighborhoods around Atlanta.

Option 2: Sunday Hebrew
Groups of 10-15 students that stay after Noar Sundays for Hebrew.

Option 3: Private tutoring
If neither of the group options work for your child, you may choose a private tutor from our list of tutors.

*Students must be enrolled in both Noar Sunday AND Noar Hebrew to receive a Bar/Bat Mitzvah date*

Find an audio recording of the Shabbat Prayers HERE!

Sun, May 31 2020 8 Sivan 5780