February – March 2017

Feb
28
Tue
Kehilat Limmud 1-Hour Hebrew
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Interested in having your Kindergartener through 12th grader attend classes at NVHC, contact the Education Office at schoolsec@nvhcreston.org or call the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

TAMID Dinner
Feb 28 @ 5:45 pm – 6:10 pm

TAMID Dinner is a great way for your 8th, 9th, 11th, and 12th grader to eat and socialize as a group before TAMID classes start. To sign your teen up for TAMID dinner, contact the Education office at schoolsec@nvhcreston.org or call the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

TAMID Classes
Feb 28 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Want to sign up your 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th and 12th grader for classes at NVHC, contact the temple office or email the Education office at schoolsec@nvhcreston.org.

Modern Hebrew 1. @ Classroom 112
Feb 28 @ 7:15 pm – 8:25 pm

Learn conversational Hebrew, basic Hebrew grammar, and to read and write in script.  Introduces simple verb forms.

Prerequisite: Beginning Hebrew or equivalent.  Ability to read Hebrew phonetically, familiarity with basic Hebrew vocabulary, and ability to write in block.

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:  Ivrit Alfon: A Hebrew Primer for Adults, $15.95

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Tuesdays:  7:15-8:25 p.m.   Beginning 1/3/2017 for 14 weeks, click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

The Past and Future of American Judaism @ Multi-purpose Room
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The American Jewish community as we know it was shaped primarily by waves of Eastern European immigration over a century ago. As each generation gains distance from those waves, the
ideas, themes, cultures and practices of American Judaism will be different from those of the past.  This class will cover the origins of American Judaism and the trends shaping our future.

Led by Rabbi Michael G. Holzman.  Tuesday Nov. 29, Jan. 24, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, Apr. 25

Mar
1
Wed
Preschool Classes
Mar 1 @ 9:15 am

NVHC Preschool offers a warm and loving environment for the youngest members of our community. It is our teachers who make this possible through their enthusiastic and loving commitment to education and your children. Our program offers a balanced play-based curriculum of enrichment and academics. Through music, art, stories and celebrating holidays, we provide the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Contact Cindi Drake, Director of Early Childhood Education, at Cindi@nvhcreston.org or phone (703) 435-8829

Kehilat Limmud 1-Hour Hebrew
Mar 1 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Interested in having your Kindergartener through 12th grader attend classes at NVHC, contact the Education Office at schoolsec@nvhcreston.org or call the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Beginning Hebrew @ Classroom 112
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:10 pm

Learn to read Hebrew – No previous experience required.  This class introduces the student to Hebrew letters and vowels, and broadens the student’s understanding of the use of Hebrew in Jewish life, ritual, study, and tradition.  The student will learn to read Hebrew phonetically, to recognize common Hebrew roots used in prayer, and to write block letters.  This course provides a foundation for the rest of our Hebrew classes.

No prerequisites.

Fee:    $110 for members; $154 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:     Aleph Isn’t Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, $18.95

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Wednesdays: 7:00-8:10 p.m.   Beginning 2/1/2017* (*this is a date change) for 11 weeks, click here to register or call the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Mar
2
Thu
Preschool Classes
Mar 2 @ 9:15 am

NVHC Preschool offers a warm and loving environment for the youngest members of our community. It is our teachers who make this possible through their enthusiastic and loving commitment to education and your children. Our program offers a balanced play-based curriculum of enrichment and academics. Through music, art, stories and celebrating holidays, we provide the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Contact Cindi Drake, Director of Early Childhood Education, at Cindi@nvhcreston.org or phone (703) 435-8829

Biblical Hebrew 2 @ Classroom 112
Mar 2 @ 7:15 pm – 8:25 pm

For students who want to be able to read, understand, and translate selections from Torah. We will learn to recognize variety of verb forms and expand knowledge of Biblical vocabulary.  This is a continuation from the fall session, we will begin in chapter 5.

Prerequisites:  Biblical Hebrew 1 or equivalent.  Some familiarity with Hebrew grammar and vocabulary.

Fee:    $110 for members; $154 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text: Tav is for Torah,, $18.95

Instructor: Elizabeth Lacher

Thursdays:  7:15-8:25 p.m.  Beginning 1/5/2017 for 11 weeks, click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.