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The Northern New Jersey Jewish Academy (NNJJA) is a consortium Religious School with Temple Israel in Ridgewood, Temple Beth Sholom in Fair Lawn, Congregation Beth Sholom in Teaneck, Kol HaNeshama in Englewood, and Temple Emmanuel of North Jersey in Franklin Lakes.  NNJJA provides formal Jewish education for children ages three through thirteen and is affiliated with both the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies and Prozdor – the supplemental high school of the Jewish Theological Seminary.  The course of study offered through NNJJA provides our students with academic and experiential knowledge of Jewish tradition, culture, prayer, history and Torah.



 2012-2013 Religious School Enrollment Forms



 2012-2013 Religious School Calendar




Pre-Kindergarten - Second Grades

The pre-school program for children ages four to six meets for eight 2 hour sessions over the course of the year.  It is open to the children of both members and non-members.  The Sunday program for Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade is also open to members' and non-members' children and meets for 2 hours on Sunday mornings.

Kitah Alef-Kitah Hey (Third-Seventh Grades)

The five-year Religious School program (Third through Seventh Grade) is open to the children of Temple Israel and Temple Beth Sholom members only.  Students attend 2 days each week for 5 hours.  Students in Kitah Aleph-Kitah Gimmel (3rd-5th grades) attend on Wednesdays and Sundays.  Students in Kitah Dalet-Hey (6th -7th grades) attend on Tuesdays and Sundays.  In addition to the two days a week, Kitah Dalet and Hey students have a supplementary community service component that all students must fulfill.

For further information regarding NNJJA, please contact Associate Rabbi and Director of NNJJA, Sharon Litwin at (201) 444-9320.



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