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Shorashim Registration

We always love to welcome new students to Shorashim.  If you know a family who may be interested in joining Shorashim, please pass on their contact details to me and I’ll be happy to reach out to them.
Rabbi Martha


The UJC’s Shorashim School offers classes from pre-Kindergarten/age 3 through post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah. The word “shorashim” is Hebrew for “roots,” a fitting symbol for our school which tries to help its students develop a strong Jewish identity and solid foundation of Jewish learning.

The Shorashim faculty is comprised of experienced, knowledgeable, and caring teachers and youth educators who […]

B’nai Mitzvah

At the UJC, we believe that Bar/Bat Mitzvah is not a day or event, but rather a significant step in an unfolding Jewish life. Through study and preparation, we hope that the student will learn not only liturgical skills, but will also be challenged to develop a greater sense of responsibility and self-confidence, and a more […]


After B’nai Mitzvah, students are expected to continue their participation in the UJC community via several options for involvement. One of the options is the Madrichim Program.

Madrichim serve as “guides” or teaching assistants in the younger children’s classes. They are an essential part of the Shorashim program as they help prepare materials, facilitate learning groups, and […]