“Raising the Bar” for 7th & 8th Graders

Who is "Raising the Bar" for?

Raising the basis a program for 7th and 8th graders:

7th Grade is a transition year. It's the year your child, and many of their friends are celebrating their Beni Mitzvah.  This makes regular Sunday school attendance very difficult. "Raising the Bar will give them the opportunity to continue their Jewish education in a meaningful way that fits their schedule.

8th Grade is Post-Beni Mitzvah, and finally time to sleep in on Sundays! We created Raising the Bar so hat 8th Graders can continue their Jewish education even after their Beni Mitzvah in a fund and engaging environment that will fit their schedule and interests.

What is "Raising the Bar"?
Raising the Bar is a two part program that begins with an intensive 10 day program called "Kesher Tefillin" followed by monthly leadership lab meetings.

Part 1: Kesher Teffilin Learn More about Kesher-Teffilin
Sunday 10/30 9:30am-12pm
Monday 10/31 7-9pm
Thursday 11/3 7-9pm
Friday night 11/4 “Raising the Bar Shabbat Dinner”
Sunday 11/6 9:30am-12pm

Part 2:  Leadership
Meeting dates  & times to be determined
November through May

Lab meets once a month mid-week for an hour and a half for dinner and a visit with a local Detroit leader to experience and learn what it means to be a part of the Jewish community and how you can make a difference by taking responsibility.

7th & 8th graders also have the opportunity to be teachers assistants each sunday. To apply please email Rabbi T