Frequently asked questions

How often does the JYEP meet?


The JYEP meets one day a week on Sunday mornings from 9:15-12.




Does the program lead to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah?


Yes, the five years of study leads up to the Bar and Bat Mitzvah. As we have our own staff Rabbi who in addition to teaching the 7th grade Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation class weekly, he also supervises and officiates at our students’ ceremonies.




Does my child need to have his/her Bar/Bat Mitzvah using the JYEP Rabbi?


No. We offer the Rabbi’s services as an option. You can either choose to have the Rabbi supervise and officiate at your child’s ceremony or the JYEP can prepare your child as per the requirements of you family synagogue.




What is the religious orientation of the JYEP?


The families who choose to send their children to the JYEP come from all denominations including the unaffiliated by choice. The mission of the JYEP is to educate all Jewish children according to their abilities to the best of its ability.




What are the class sizes in the JYEP?


The JYEP is committed to having a low ratio of teacher: student. No class will ever be larger than 15 students.




What are the grade levels at the JYEP?


JYEP educates children in the 3rd thru 7th grades





Admissions Frequently asked questions

How often does the JYEP meet?


The JYEP meets one day a week on Sunday mornings from 9:15-12.




Does the program lead to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah?


Yes, the five years of study leads up to the Bar and Bat Mitzvah. As we have our own staff Rabbi who in addition to teaching the 7th grade Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation class weekly, he also supervises and officiates at our students’ ceremonies.




Does my child need to have his/her Bar/Bat Mitzvah using the JYEP Rabbi?


No. We offer the Rabbi’s services as an option. You can either choose to have the Rabbi supervise and officiate at your child’s ceremony or the JYEP can prepare your child as per the requirements of you family synagogue.




What is the religious orientation of the JYEP?


The families who choose to send their children to the JYEP come from all denominations including the unaffiliated by choice. The mission of the JYEP is to educate all Jewish children according to their abilities to the best of its ability.




What are the class sizes in the JYEP?


The JYEP is committed to having a low ratio of teacher: student. No class will ever be larger than 15 students.




What are the grade levels at the JYEP?


JYEP educates children in the 3rd thru 7th grades