Gesher Club Curriculum

This program is for 3-4 year olds and is gently taught through: music, drama, arts and crafts and creative play.


Basic Knowledge of: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hannukah, Tu B’Shvat, Purim, Pesach, Lag Ba’Omer, Shavuot, Yom Yerushalayim and Yom Ha’Atzmaut.

The children will enjoy celebrating holidays; learning synagogue and home rituals, having fun with class friends singing and dancing.

Foods are symbols: why we eat the foods we do.

Each Holiday is taught through the lens of the ethical values of: Honouring animals and friendship.                   


The erev Shabbat (Friday night) home ritual of blessings and song for Shabbat including “Shabbat Shalom.”


Creation, Noah, Joseph, Baby Moses, the Ten Commandments

Hebrew Language:

Vocabulary related to holidays, colors, family, places in the school, synagogue, the seasons, colors.

Identifying letters of the aleph bet and the phonetics.


Understanding the importance and meaning of tzedakah.


Focus on the Beaches in Israel: the Mediterranean Sea, the Dead Sea, the Kinneret, and the Red Sea.