Looking for a modern take on an historic culture in a warm, welcoming atmosphere? The Jewish Cultural School & Society (JCSS)--a “secular synagogue” rooted in secular humanistic Judaism serving Essex, Union, Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties--welcomes families of any faith (or none) to visit our Sunday classes for students in grades 1 through 7:
- The "Pre-Alef" class (1st and 2nd graders) meets twice monthly.
- Older grades move each Sunday to different teachers and subjects: History, Literature, Current Events, conversational Hebrew, and Cultural Arts.
- The "Hey" class (grades 7-8) year culminates in a graduation/B’nai Mitzvah ceremony.
All grades also participate, along with JCSS member families and friends, in a variety of holiday celebrations throughout the school year. And our monthly Adult Education programs mean something for everyone!