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Registration for the 2019/2020 school year is NOW OPEN.

To register your child/children for grades K-7, please click on the link.

NOTE  If you are new to our community and you're not already in our system (from previous enrollments such as nursery school or Hebrew school) you must first call our office at 638-9600 to set up access to the online registration.

NCJC Hebrew School

Goals & Objectives

Come for a visit! Call Lynne Diwinsky, Director of Education, at 845-638-9600 x115 for more information and to schedule a tour.

The Hebrew School of the New City Jewish Center is dedicated to providing its students and families an environment which builds a foundation for life-long learning. We create an atmosphere where each student and family can succeed in developing a Jewish identity, where each student and family can succeed in developing a commitment to the NCJC community and synagogue, and where each student and family can succeed in developing a love of Torah and pride in their Jewish Heritage. 

In order to achieve these objectives we will work together to implement the following goals:

  • A belief in and a love of God
  • A development of basic Jewish Literacy, including Hebrew, Siddur skills, Torah, Jewish History and observance related to Jewish rituals and holidays
  • An understanding of the culture, history and ethics of the Jewish People through textual study from a variety of sources, including, the Tanach,  and Talmud.
  • A dedication to and love for the centrality of the State of Israel in Jewish Life.
  • A fostering of a kinship with the world Jewish community and actively seeking the welfare of Jews throughout the world. 
  • An appreciation of the interdependence of the Jewish home, school and community in the learning and implementation of Jewish values.
  • An emphasis on the concept of mitzvah as an actualization of Jewish belief.
  • An appreciation of lifelong Torah study as a vital link to our tradition.

Enrichment Program


Tuesdays 4p - 6p 
Grades 4-7 

  • Conversational Hebrew 
  • Parashat Ha’Shavuah & Cooking 

Program Cost: 28 weeks $200.00  

For more info: contact Lynne Diwinsky,   Director of Education 845-638-9600 x115 

"Sunday-Funday" with the Fours

A program for Four-Year-Olds/Pre-K

Holidays, Games and so much more!

Join Morah Cheryl Friedman

Sundays * 9 am-noon * $150 

For more info: contact Lynne Diwinsky, Director of Education 
845-638-9600 x115

Support for Children with Special Learning Challenges

Tue, July 16 2019 13 Tammuz 5779