Torah smallAt Temple Beth-El’s Religious School, learning is engaging, fun and meaningful. Our teachers are warm and caring, dedicated, and always eager to help. 


All of our Religious School programs foster growth and connection to Judaism on an individual and communal level. Pirke Avot 1:2 states that “The world stands on three things: on Torah, on sacred service (worship), and on acts of loving kindness.” At TBE, our Religious School strives to ensure that these three core components are integrated into all of our study programs. To meet this objective, TBE’s Religious School has a Special Needs program, creating a meaningful and broad educational opportunity for all our children.

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Pirke Avot 1:2
  • Torah means continuous Jewish learning on a wide variety of subjects taught from Pre-K through Post-Confirmation and beyond.
  • Avodah (Worship) means engaging in worship experiences that connect us to God.
  • G’milut Chasadim(Acts of Loving Kindness) means fulfilling mitzvot and behaving in ways that connect us to all of God’s creation.
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Opportunities abound for parents to support and be involved in their children’s Jewish education at Temple Beth-El.

  • Grade-level Family Education programs for grades K – 6 engage parents and children in working and studying together, while several school-wide programs throughout the year offer them the opportunity to learn and celebrate together.
  • Our b’nai mitzvah students and their parents participate in a tallit-making workshop, which further enriches their understanding of Jewish tradition and what it means to become bar/bat mitzvah.
  • The 8th through 10th grade Confirmation Academy provides the opportunity for parents to help facilitate our experiential education programs with our faculty.

Parents also provide volunteer support throughout the year on many Religious School projects and programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more about our school or ask a question, please contact one of our Religious School Co-Directors:

  • Sarah Gluck, Co-Director for Hebrew Education, (908) 722-0674 x 313
  • Lisa Friedman, Co-Director for Jewish Education, (908) 722-0674 x 327

You may also contact Ivy Anglin, our Religious School secretary, at (908) 722-0674 x 316