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What we Teach

Our educational goals are enlightenment, self-discovery, critical thinking and independent thought. Our bar and bat mitzvah program is the most innovative and meaningful you’ll ever see. You are invited to see what we mean.

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Jewish Preschool

Our preschool program consists of interactive parent-child classes with art, music, movement, food, and inquiry-based play activities. Children are introduced to Jewish culture, values, and symbols from a secular humanistic perspective. Read more…

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Jewish KidSchool

The City Congregation’s Jewish KidSchool fosters an understanding and appreciation of Jewish culture in children five and up.

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Bat & Bar Mitzvah

The City Congregation’s bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah program is unlike any other you have seen or experienced. It is tailored to each individual young person to ensure a rite of passage that is not only challenging but captivating.

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our Philosophy.

Humanistic Jews understand Judaism as the civilization, ethical values, and shared fate of the Jewish people. Encompassing many languages and a vast body of literature, art, dance, music, and food, Judaism is much more than a set of religious beliefs and practices. It is the cumulative cultural and historical experience of the Jewish people.

Provide your children with the gift of a connection to their heritage and culture.Right here in New York City!

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… our kids have gone through some really deep thinking and reflection, more importantly, self-reflection, that helps them stick out [to college admissions people].

Cynthia - Long time member and high school guidance conselor