Joliet Jewish Congregation
Our Religious School is growing daily! Highlights of our curriculum include the following:
Rituals / Traditions
History of Judaism
We learn about the Jewish religion through study, prayer, games, arts, crafts, music and more! Our teachers are committed to helping our children understand their Jewish faith and to celebrate it!
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Classes
One-on-one classes with the Rabbi Jenny
Personalize your child’s preparation for his/her special day with one-on-one classes with Rabbi Jenny. Your child will remember that one special day and celebrate a special relationship with the Rabbi.
In addition, Rabbi prepares adults that would like to have a Bar/Bat Mitzvah! It’s never too late!
Learn the basics of Jewish principles, practices, beliefs and observances
Study the religious texts include the surface meaning, allusions, allegories, midrash & other lessons in the Torah text.
Torah and Haftorah Cantillation
Learn the theory and practice of the cantillation (trope) of the Torah and Haftorah
Rabbi Rubovits, preparing bar & bat mitzvah
students; currently he is our Rabbi Emeritus
Jewish Virtual Library
A Project of AICE — The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) was established in 1993 as a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship by emphasizing the fundamentals of the alliance — the values our nations share.
Anything you seek to know from Anti-Semitism to Zionism.
Click here to link to the library.