Tuesday January 8th at the JCC
5:45-800 pm:Open registration and pizza party
6:15-8:00pm: Hebrew for Credit-1st class of spring semester.
Judaic classes begin January 15th with all programs resuming at our host congregation, Anshei Israel
WELCOME TO TUCSON HEBREW HIGH!
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BE JEWISH – BE INVOLVED – BE HERE!
Tucson Hebrew High is a dynamic credit and elective-based program for Jewish students in the 9th – 12th grade.Tucson Hebrew High is for all Jewish teens, and students span the spectrum of Jewish beliefs, background and traditions; many are affiliated with synagogues and youth groups, others are unaffiliated and find their connection through Hebrew High.No matter the background, Jewish teens meet Tuesday nights from 6:15-9:00, Hebrew for Credit, or 7:00-9:00 to socialize, network, learn more about themselves, their Judaism and how it all fits together (not to mention the great snacks at break!).Each member of the Tucson Hebrew High faculty makes learning exciting with thought provoking, discussion oriented classes relevant to you as a Jewish teen.There are no “because I (it, we) says so answers here!
Dinner/Homework lounge, 5:45 -6:50pm. Hang out with friends, do homework, eat dinner, or chill .No charge.
CREDITS AND BENEFITS TO ATTENDING HEBREW HIGH
Yes, it’s true; you can go to Tucson Hebrew High and earn high school credit!Our Hebrew for Credit program is accepted at most Tucson High schools for one high school language credit per year completed.Where it is not accepted for foreign language credit, most are accepted for elective credit, thereby giving you more freedom to take other classes within your high school.
Tucson Hebrew High is also a wonderful addition to your college resume.Colleges are looking at consistency in extracurricular activities and take special note of activities that are academic in nature.Hebrew High students engage in critical thinking and text analysis, two important elements for the college applicant to have.Hebrew High faculty are also excellent references for college and jobs!
TUCSON HEBREW HIGH IS MORE THAN JUST CLASSES
·It is mitzvah opportunities where you not only have the chance to reach out to those in need, you also can earn course credit towards graduation if you are unable to attend regularly.
·Take Jewish Civics and you are on your way to Washington, D.C. where you will goPanim el Panim (face to face) not only with other Jewish teens but also our nation’s capitol and the people who affect change in our world.
·Make you dream of Israel a reality with the Israel Experience which provides subsidies for teen Israel programs and the March of the Living (A once in a lifetime experience in Poland and Israel).
·Special programs enable you to get involved with your Judaism and plan programs and classes you would like to see.This year a special program will pair students with a Holocaust survivor where you will get to know the survivor’s story and pledge to keep that story alive.
Take a look at what Hebrew High has to offer and, no matter if you are attending to re-connect with friends you don’t normally see,expand your Jewish knowledge, please your grandparents, meet new Jewish teens, get a good laugh or enjoy licorice, Oreos and other treats at break, you won’t regret your decision to join in this incredible Jewish educational experience.Hebrew High truly is YOUR school.