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2021–22 School Year

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Lese Center for Living Judaism (LCLJ)

Bringing Jewish Learning to Life

LCLJ Weekday (Pre-K–6)

  • Weekly courses using project-based learning (PBL)
  • Choice between days for most grades
  • Exploration of Judaic topics through technology, art, movement, and more
  • Choice between two Manhattan locations: Central’s Midtown building on Lexington Avenue and 55th Street and our downtown satellite location at the Hebrew Union College 

LCLJ Downtown (for grades Pre-K–6)

  • Weekly courses using Project-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Explore Judaic topics through technology, art, movement and more!
  • Classes are held at our downtown satellite location at the Hebrew Union College

LCLJ Shabbat (K–6)

  • A family Shabbat experience twice per month on Saturday mornings
  • A family-centered service led by Cantor Ellen Dreskin with Central educators and Clergy
  • A weekly 30-minute online Hebrew tutoring session through Hebrew Homepage, the online learning platform of the Jewish Journey Project

CenSyn Teens (7–12)

  • B’nei Mitzvah and beyond
  • Weekly virtual seminars for grades 7–9
  • Grade 10 Confirmation class with Central Clergy
  • Monthly virtual seminar discussions on relevant topics for grades 11–12

LCLJ Day & Time Options by Grade

Below is an example of scheduling options. Final scheduling information for the 2021–22 school year by grade will be released in summer 2021. Please note, all after-school classes and Saturday services for the current school year are being held virtually via Zoom. Decisions about in-person learning options will not be confirmed until summer 2021.

Grade Option Day of the Week Location
Pre-K LCLJ Weekday Mondays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Mondays Zoom
       
Kindergarten LCLJ Weekday Mondays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Mondays Zoom
       
1st Grade LCLJ Weekday Tuesdays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Tuesdays Zoom
       
2nd Grade LCLJ Weekday Mondays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Mondays Zoom
       
3rd Grade LCLJ Weekday Mondays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Tuesdays Zoom
       
4th Grade LCLJ Weekday Tuesdays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Tuesdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Mondays Zoom
       
5th Grade LCLJ Weekday Wednesdays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Thursdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Thursdays Zoom
       
6th Grade LCLJ Weekday Thursdays in-person at Central
  LCLJ Downtown Thursdays in-person at HUC
  LCLJ Shabbat 2 Saturdays a month TBD
  Virtual LCLJ Wednesdays Zoom
       
7th Grade LCLJ Weekday Wednesdays in-person at Central
  Virtual LCLJ Wednesdays Zoom
       
8th & 9th Grades LCLJ Weekday Tuesdays in-person at Central
       
10th Grade LCLJ Weekday Tuesdays in-person at Central
       
11th & 12th Grades LCLJ Weekday 1 Tuesday a month in-person at Central
       

For more information, please also visit our LCLJ Registration FAQ page.

 

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