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B'nai Mitzvah Two Year Program • Crossing the River (CTR) 

CTR 1: 1st year B’nai Mitzvah program • 6th - 7th grades

Sundays • 10am - 12:30pm: Music, Prayer, Study and Jewish values through Torah study, Discovery with Rav Bracha and welcomed teachers, mitzvah-based fieldtrips/projects and finding your voice through B’nai Mitzvah experiential lessons; beginning the exploration of becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah 

Tuesdays • 4:15pm - 6pm (Skype Hebrew options available): discovering prayer through meanings, reading + chanting, Hebrew electives, learning styles and friendships; very important part of the B'nai Mitzvah journey 

members for Sundays + Tuesdays • $1290 year / $144 month* (membership required) 

 

CTR 2: 2nd year of CTR B’nai Mitzvah program for 7th - 8th grades

Sundays • 10am - 12:30pm 

Music, Prayer, Study and Jewish values through Torah study, Discovery with Rav Bracha and welcomed teachers, mitzvah-based fieldtrips/projects and finding your voice through B’nai Mitzvah experiential lessons; beginning the exploration of becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Attendance required. 

Sundays • $818 year / $91 month* (membership required) 

Not becoming a B’nai Mitzvah with us? Join Sundays for learning, community and Jewish discovery: Sundays only • $927 year / $103 month* (membership required) 

2nd Year B’nai Mitzvah Program • Torah Program • Mondays, 4:15pm - 6:15pm 

Students are required to attend our Torah Program created and taught by Charna Rosenholtz, Student Rabbi

Mondays • $818 year / $91 month* (membership required) 

The Journey: Crossing the River (CTR) Learning 

Crossing the River (CTR) is a two year program through our Religious School that nurtures and prepares students to become a B'nai Mitzvah, if they so choose. At Nevei, our goal is to help students and their families connect to this important part of their own personal and unique journeys. 

CTR 1 is the first year of our program. Students meet on Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons throughout the year. Highlights of our CTR 1 program are: 

- Four Worlds focus (body, heart, soul and mind) 

- Specific ritual study with Rav Bracha 

- Introduction to Torah Study and the Tanach (Old Testament) through "Weird Torah" 

- Mitzvah project learning + group planning

- Community-building (Relational Judaism approach to welcoming, belonging and connection) 

- Social aspects of B'nai Mitzvah through the new Moving Traditions B'nai Mitzvah model developed by Rabbi Daniel Brenner (we are a pilot participating program this year) 

- Parent + student learning classes 

- Siddur Hebrew learning: decoding, reading, vocabulary, developing personal prayer meanings and chanting 

- Hebrew infusion + community building through chuggim (electives) 

- Community fieldtrips + guests 

- Arts focus project: Creating a personal tallit + tying tzitzit (including study on the meaning of the tallit) 

 

CTR 2 is the second year of our program. Students meet on Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons throughout the year. Highlights of our CTR 2 program are: 

- Four Worlds focus (body, heart, soul and mind) 

- Specific ritual study with Rav Bracha 

- Introduction to Torah Study and its deeper meanings 

- Individual mitzvah project support 

- Community-building (Relational Judaism approach to welcoming, belonging and connection) 

- Social aspects of B'nai Mitzvah through the new Moving Traditions B'nai Mitzvah model developed by Rabbi Daniel Brenner (we are a pilot participating program this year) 

- Parent + student learning classes 

- Siddur Hebrew learning: decoding, reading, vocabulary, developing personal prayer meanings and chanting 

- Introduction to learning Trope 

- Hebrew infusion + community building through chuggim (electives) 

- Lifecycle learning through guests and fieldtrips 

- Community fieldtrips + guests 

- Arts focus project: Creating a personal siddur that represents the individuality and thoughts of each student 

 

Tue, July 16 2019 13 Tammuz 5779