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Hebrew School Calendar (Grades Pre K - 7)

Bnai Israel Hebrew School and Youth/Family Programming

Key: Normal Class Session, Youth Programming, Family Session, School Break, Holiday School Programming

All Hebrew School classes are Sunday from 9:30 - 12:00 PM at Bnai Israel, unless otherwise noted

Sept 10     First day of Hebrew School, 9:30 - 11:30 AM, Welcome Back to School Party outside at 11:30 AM

High Holiday Programming - Please refer to the High Holiday emails and the website for service times.  Please also register for Children's Services and Babysitting

Sept 15     Erev Rosh Hashanah Services and Dinner, 6:00 PM (Babysitting available 6:00 - 7:30                                  PM)

Sept 16     First Day Rosh Hashanah, Family Educational Service, 10:30 AM (Babysitting available                             10:00 - 12:00 PM)

Sept 17     Second Day Rosh Hashanah, Family Educational Service, 10:30 AM (Babysitting                                       available 10:00 - 12:00 PM)

Sept 24     Sukkot Decorations during Hebrew School

Sept 25     Yom Kippur, Family Educational service, 11:00 AM (Babysitting available 10:00 - 12:00 PM),                       Neilah 6:45 PM,  followed by Break Fast (Babysitting available 6:30 - 8:00 PM)

Sept 29     Musical Friday Night Shabbat Service and Men’s Club Dinner in the Sukkah

Oct 1        Snacks in the Sukkah, Sukkot Celebration at the Jaeger Bender House

Oct 8        Simchat Torah Service and Party, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Oct 15      Normal Session

Oct 15      Jungle Rapids following Hebrew School

Oct 18       Cape Fear Museum of History and Science Visit

Oct 22      Normal Session

Oct 29      School Break

Nov 5       BIC 125th Year Celebration

Nov 11     Saturday Learner’s Minyan and Junior Congregation

Nov 19     Normal session

Nov 26     Thanksgiving Break

Dec 2       Havdalah, Pizza & Movie Night, 5:30 PM (Havdalah at 5:40 PM)

Dec 3       Normal session

Please refer to BIC emails and the website for all Hanukkah activities

Dec 8       Special Musical Friday Night Services Family Session

Dec 11      Hanukkah over the Bridge

Dec 13     Joint BIC/TOI Hanukkah Party,  4:30 PM

Dec 14      8th Night of Hanukkah at Jaeger Bender House

Dec 17      School Break 

Dec 24      School Break 

Dec 31      School Break

Jan 7         Normal Session

Jan 14       MLK Break – We hope to march in the parade together as a school Monday Jan 15, details                        TBD

Jan 21       Tu Bishvat Family Session joint with TOI

Jan 26       Friday Night Services led by Hebrew School

Jan 28       Normal session 

Feb 4        Normal Session

Feb 4        Bowling following Hebrew School

Feb 11      Normal Session

Feb 18      Presidents Break

Feb 23      Friday Night Services led by Hebrew School at TOI

Feb 25      Normal Session, (Sisterhood Art Show)

Mar 2        Saturday Learner’s Minyan and Junior Congregation

Mar 3        Normal Session

Mar 3        Board games and desserts at Sideboard Cafe following Hebrew School

Mar 10      Normal Session

Mar 17      Normal Session

Mar 24      Purim Celebration Joint with TOI 10:30 AM Purim Shpiel, 11:00 - 1:00 PM Carnival

Mar 31      School Break (Join us on our trip to Israel during this school break)

Apr 7        School Break (Israel trip is planned during public school break!)

Apr 14      Chocolate Seder

Apr 21      Normal Session, featuring Bedikat and Biur Chametz (searching for/burning Chametz)

Apr 22      Abbreviated Tot/Young Family Musical Passover Seder

Apr 23      Community Second Night Seder 

Apr 28      Passover Break

May 5       Last Day of School Trip to Raleigh, Details TBD

May 19     Greater Jewish Wilmington Yom Ha’atzmaut Event, 11:00 - 1:00 PM, Long Leaf Park (Shelter 4)

May 26     Lag Ba’Omer Family Cook Out

Jul 14       Midsummer Hebrew and Tots Hang Out at Rabbi Bender’s House

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