A Jewish journey through adolescence, from Egypt to Sinai...
Co-taught by Senior Rabbi Joshua Davidson, Assistant Rabbi Allison Tick and Program Director of Youth Learning and Engagement Missy Bell, the curriculum includes intellectual text study, meaningful discussion, a wilderness hike and other experiential learning activities. As a class, you will pick an enduring challenge facing society and then respond to it through the lenses of Torah, Avodah and G’milut Chasadim.
The year culminates with a magnificent Confirmation Ceremony in our Fifth Avenue Sanctuary on Shavuot evening. You will lead the congregation in worship and study, reconfirming your commitment to Jewish learning and to the Emanu-El community. Standing on the pulpit and sharing your beliefs and values with the congregation is a rite of passage you will remember for the rest of your life.
All high school students whose families are members of Congregation Emanu-El may participate in the High School Confirmation Program. To receive a registration form, please contact the Religious School Office at (212) 507-9546 or download the form. Tuition is $1,350. Scholarships are available on a need basis; please contact the Religious School.
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