Learning Religious School 7th Grade

7th Grade

7th Grade

Sundays: 9:30AM-12:00NOON

 

Midot (Ethics)

Interactive seminars focusing on Jewish values, ethics and Jewish law and how they impact the way we live our lives today.

 

Jewish Decision Making

Medical professionals will join the 7th grade for this portion of the seminar to discuss Jewish perspective about treating our bodies and minds with respect. A healthy decision making model will be presented and practiced.

 

Being a Mensch

 This program encourages self-respect, self-esteem, and behavior becoming of young Jewish men and women.

 

Learning Through Teaching

7th grade students are partnered with Kindergarteners and are guided through the creation and implementation of lesson plans and activities in communicating the importance of Judaism and participation in the Jewish community for these younger students. Our 7th graders serve as real and accessible Jewish role models for our younger students.

 

Social Action

 Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, is not only taught but practiced at Temple Oheb Shalom. The 7th grade will spend a few Sundays out of the classroom giving back to our community while learning the importance of tzedakah.

 

Jewish Identity and Jewish Community at BEIT-RJ

The 7th grade will finish the year by meeting on Monday evenings in class at our community high school, BEIT-RJ. Focus will be on solidifying personal Jewish identity and finding your place in the Jewish community.

 

7th Grade Retreat

 An overnight social and learning experience with the other Reform congregations in Baltimore. This retreat is an important part of the curriculum and a wonderful way to create new and lasting friendships.