Havayah

Religious School is Fun!

8 Congregations = 1 Fifth Grade

Havayah: A Jewish Community Experience provides 5th graders the opportunity to make new friends and experience Jewish learning in a whole new way.

141

FIFTH GRADERS

from 8 congregations participated in this year's program

22

Session

where learners explored their own sacred spaces, times, and ways of being and the rituals marking those places and occasions

100

Projects

were made by learners, using the cutting-edge curriculum, to express their own sacred spaces, sacred times, and sacred ways

4

Experiences

were offered to 141 fifth graders from Greater Philadelphia who came together throughout the year


Havayah is a collaboration of synagogues and organizations to revitalize religious school experiences for learners.

8 SYNAGOGUES

from across greater Philadelphia launched Havayah in this pilot year

  • 1. Beth David Reform Congregation
  • 2. Congregation Or Ami
  • 3. Germantown Jewish Centre
  • 4. Congretation Kol Emet
  • 5. Main Line Reform Temple
  • 6. Temple Adath Israel of the Main Line
  • 7. Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
  • 8. Temple Judea