Vision and Values

Kulanu כֻּלָּנוּ All of Us

Bet Torah’s Learning Program for Children and Families

We believe in joyful, dynamic learning experiences that inspire in every child and family a lifelong love of Jewish tradition. We foster pride in Jewish identity that is rooted in Jewish literacy, values and connection. In partnership with our community, we welcome all types of families and learners on their journey as they connect and engage in Jewish life.

Our core values are:

Ma Norah HaMakom Hazeh מַה־נּוֹרָא הַמָּקוֹם הַזֶּה

Wonder

We nurture spiritual reflection and journeys by connecting to something larger than ourselves.

Mitzvah Goreret Mitzvah מִּצְוָה גּוֹרֶרֶת מִצְוָה

Jewish Learning Leads to Jewish Living

Jewish learning inspires us. Embedded in Jewish values, our actions bring meaning to our lives, improve the world and inspire our everyday decisions.

לַכֹּל זְמָן וְעֵת לְכָל חֵפֶץ  L'kol zman v’et L'kol Hefetz 

Sharing Sacred Time

We share sacred time and elevate special moments together in the lives of our families and community.

Lilmod U'l'lamed לִלְמד וּלְלַמֵּד

Lifelong Jewish Learning

We value lifelong Jewish learning for each person and recognize parents and educators as role models for growth and engagement. 

Kol Yisrael Arevin Zeh b’Zeh כָּל יִשְׂרָאֵל עֲרֵבִים זֶה בָּזֶה

Relationships with Our Community

We cultivate relationships. We intentionally foster friendships and kindness. We grow connections with local and global Jewish communities and Israel.

L’dor V'dor לְדוֹר וָדוֹר

From Generation to Generation

We support the bond between generations in our community and strive to build a sense of  mutual responsibility.