Director of Youth Education: Jennifer James (jjames@rodephshalom.org)

Our Mercaz Limud ("Learning Center") engages students from Pre-K through 12th grade in living a Jewish life of meaning informed by deep understanding and enriched by friendship. This year, renovated spaces for pre-teens and new curriculum on Israel, Jewish history, and teen learning enhance the Berkman Mercaz Limud experience.

Lundy Lending Library

A beautiful collection of books for children of all ages and their parents is available for browsing and borrowing every Sunday during Berkman Mercaz Limud. Bring the love of Jewish learning home every week with a new book.

 

Parents of Berkman Mercaz Limud

Pre-K - 3rd Grade Chairs: Kait Yulman & Geoff Neimark 
4th Grade - 8th Grade Chairs: Laurel Glaser and Mark Levenstien
9th Grade & Up Chairs: Andi Shuster and Stephanie Bungard 

Parents of Berkman Mercaz Limud students get together to strengthen their sense of community.

NEW: Teen families baking for Mitzvah Meals and Hunger ReSponse. Plus, Parents Helping Parents returns to support families through B'nai Mitzvah planning.

 

RSTY (Rodeph Shalom Temple Youth)

Youth groups foster life-long Jewish friendships and community for all ages. 

 

NFTY-PAR (National Federation of Temple Youth - Pennsylvania Area Region)

NFTY, the Reform Jewish youth group movement, provides an extraordinary opportunity for teens to pursue tikkun olam, deep connections, personal growth, and leadership skills with Jewish teens from across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and South Jersey. Weekend retreats, held four times a year, create unique experiences that become treasured memories.