Bar & Bat Mitzvah
Discovery Course 
with Rabbi Deren

As boys and girls approach the age of Bar and Bat Mitzvah, preparations for their big day begin. Our course on basic Jewish traditions provides stimulating discussions and presentations on intriguing areas of Jewish life.  These sessions will provide the child with a broad range of valuable information that will prepare them for Jewish adulthood, ignite a love and pride in their Judaism and help them define who they are as Jews. Students  enjoy a combination of learning and fun through regular meetings, field trips, activities, projects and involvement in the Jewish Community.

Ages 11-13
Tuesdays, 6:30pm
October - May 
Location: Chabad

Curriculum 2022-2023

  • Jewish Identity:

    • "School Ties"

    • Israel

    • Faith and Questions

  • Ethics:

    • “Nicky’s Family”

    • Greenwich Woods - field trip

    • The Wave

  • History:

    • 6000 years in 60 minutes

    • “Young Avraham”

    • “Rambam”

    • Great Jewish Heroes

  • Practice:

    • Lifecycle Events

    • Kosher - Whole Foods - field trip

    • Customs and Prayers

    • Shabbat