Jewish Studies – Grades 8-12 & Bnei Mitzvah- Grade 6 and 7

Not only will you learn about your Jewish Identity in a way that is meaningful to YOU, you’ll also choose the experiences that define it! From great trips with your friends to Israel, destination cities in the US and Canada to delicious Friday Night experiences, you’ll decide how to define your experience.

This track is open to students in Grades 8-12.

Your Experience is 2.5hrs in-class once a week September-June, 2 seminars and Family Dinner

First 25 people to sign up for TJJ 2018-19 will receive $750  USD off toward the overall trip cost.

 

Course Descriptions:

Grade 6 & 7- Bnei Mitzvah Program

The important process of becoming a B’nei Mitzvah is allowing your child not only to study the Torah, to learn the prayers and to interpret the weekly Torah portion, but also to explore what it means to be a Jewish adult that is a responsible, productive and caring person in our community.For grade 6 & 7 students at the Promenade Mall location! Also included in the program is the incredible Torah High Family Dinner Experience and other social activities.

This program will start in October 2018 and run every other week.

Sundays 10am-12pm *If this time does not work for you, please contact us at 905-761-6276 x245 or email at info@torahhigh.org

 

Price: $499

 

Grade 9—Jewish Belief and Ethics- Values and Ethics—HRE23

This course is designed to instill in the student a lifelong dedication to Judaism and Jewish studies. Students will learn the foundations of Jewish belief, and understand how to apply that knowledge to current ethical dilemmas that challenge mankind. Students will explore how Judaism relates to current medical, business and familial ethical problems. Through this framework of seeing how classical Rabbinical Judaism relates to current events, students will develop a positive view on the vast scope of Jewish studies and its relevance to current events.

Monday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm

Monday@ Schwartz Reisman Centre- 3:50- 6:20pm

Wednesday@ Schwartz Reisman Centre- 3:50- 6:20pm

Monday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm – CLASS FULL

Wednesday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm – PLEASE CONTACT OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION FOR THIS CLASS- 905-761-6279 X 245

Thursday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm- CLASS FULL

Wednesday@ Prosserman- 3:50- 6:20pm

 

Price: $599

Grade 9—Ivrit b’Ivrit: Jewish Belief and Ethics- Values and Ethics—HRE23

This course will follow the curriculum as described above, with half of the class time surveying the Book of Genesis (Sefer Bereisheet) and run Ivrit B’Ivrit.

Monday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm

 

Price: $599

 

Grade 10—Fundamentals of Judaism- Torah, Holidays and Prayers—HRE33

This course provides a deeper understanding of the Rabbinic Bible and its commentaries, and through it, an attachment of the student to their heritage. Students will study classical Jewish texts and learn how to apply their teachings to their daily lives. This course will teach students to appreciate and partake in the history, culture, and traditions of Jewish life.

Tuesday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm

Wednesday@ Prosserman- 3:50- 6:20pm

 

Price: $599

 

Grade 10—Ivrit b’Ivrit: Fundamentals of Judaism-  Torah, Holidays and Prayers—HRE33

This course will be taught in Hebrew. It provides a deeper understanding of the Rabbinic Bible and its commentaries, and through it, an attachment of the student to their heritage. Students will study classical Jewish texts and learn how to apply their teachings to their daily lives. Students will be building on their skills from the HRE23 course, and be studying Sefer Shemot to Devarim. This course will teach students to appreciate and partake in the history, culture, and traditions of Jewish life.

Wednesday@ Promenade- 3:50-6:20pm

 

Price: $599

 

Grade  11/12—Ethics and the Lifecycle- Lifecycle and Mitzvot—IDC4U

Prerequisite:  Grade 11 can apply with any university or university/college preparation course

This course is designed to provide students with a better of understanding of Ethics and Family issues and their relevancy to a young adult’s day to day life. Students will study different types of ethical dilemmas and theories, and attempt to recognize the importance of a sophisticated and comprehensive ethical morality. In addition, students will learn about ethical issues as it relates to dating, love, marriage, life death and other life-cycle events. Students will examine the Life Cycle from a Jewish point of view, as well as Ethical Issues and Judaism responses. Students will analyze various techniques for resolving ethical dilemmas as they relate to family and social dynamics. Various issues such as ethics in business, social responsibility, and management of family roles, stress and conflict within relationships will all be addressed.

Monday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm

Tuesday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm 

Thursday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm

Wednesday@ Schwartz Reisman Centre- 3:50- 6:20pm

Monday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm

 

 

 

 

Price: $599

 

Grade 12—Philosophy—HZT4U

Prerequisite: Any university or university/college preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies.

This course addresses three (or more) of the main areas of philosophy: metaphysics, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and aesthetics. Students will study secular and Jewish approaches to philosophy and have the opportunity to compare and contrast the various philosophical approaches to various aspects of life. Students will learn critical-thinking skills, the main ideas expressed by philosophers from a variety of the world’s traditions, how to develop and explain their own philosophical ideas, and how to apply those ideas to contemporary social issues and personal experiences. The course will also help students refine skills used in researching and investigating topics in philosophy.

Monday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm

Thursday@ Village Shul- 4:00- 6:30pm

Monday@ Schwartz Reisman Centre- 3:50- 6:20pm

Tuesday@ Promenade- 3:50- 6:20pm

 

 

 

 

Price: $599

 

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