ShulHouse Rock is supported by the Lipsitz Family Fund, the Ruth & Joseph Sikora Children’s Education Fund, the Goldie & Sidney Ziff Education & Programming Fund, Roz & Victor Feigelson Religious School Fund, and the Reva and Joe Engel Young Adult Engagement Fund of the Temple Beth El Foundation as well as Temple Beth El’s Sisterhood.


The schedule is as follows:

Tots: 

10:00 AM – Breakfast nosh WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS in the Reading and Resource Room

10:30 – 11:30 AM: 10:30-11:30 – Toy Torah procession for young children up to Kindergarten AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS (meet in the Reading and Resource Room) followed by Tot Shabbat in the KidZone.  Children AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS are invited to the Bimah at the end of the main service.

(Approx.) 12:00 PM- Kid-friendly Kiddush luncheon and play time in the KidZone WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS

Grades 1-7

9:15 AM – Breakfast nosh WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS in the Reading and Resource Room

9:30-10:30- Students in grades 1-12 AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS lead prayers together in the main sanctuary and sit together in the reserved section.  . Sign up here! 

11:15-12:00 – Students in grades 1-7 AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS return to the main sanctuary to lead closing prayers. Sign up here! 

10:30-11:15- Shir Hadash service in the Chapel for students in grades 1-7 AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS

12:00- Kid-friendly Kiddush luncheon and play time in the KidZone WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS

Post B’nai Mitzvah Students 

9:15 AM – Breakfast nosh WITH YOUR GRANDPARENTS in the Reading and Resource Room

9:30-12:00- Students in grades 1-12 AND THEIR GRANDPARENTS lead prayers together in the main sanctuary and sit together in the reserved section.  Sign up here! 

(Approx.) 12:00 PM: Kiddush Luncheon


2022 Scholarship Info

Bessie and Nathan Zivitz Camp Ramah Scholarship

Temple Beth El recognizes the positive impact of Jewish summer camp on our religious school students and so encourages attendance at Camp Ramah (the Conservative Movement’s summer sleep-away program). Students interested in attending camp may apply for a Zivitz Camp Ramah scholarship to help them attend. Awards range from $500-$1500. 

To apply, please submit for review examples of contributions your students has made to the Temple Beth-El community. Such examples could include but are not limited to:

  • Torah/Haftorah Readings
  • Shabbat/Holiday Service Leading
  • Regular Attendance at Youth Programming
  • Regular Attendance at Religious School Classes/Functions
  • Social Action Involvement through TBE Affiliates

 

In addition, students are asked to submit a video essay about why they want to attend Camp Ramah, which can then be shared with the congregation. All materials must be submitted to Margaret at mnorman@templebeth-el.net no later than Friday February 24th. Awards will be announced no later than Friday March 3rd. 

Marissa Feigelson Volunteer Award 

The Marissa Feigelson Award is for ShulHouse Rock students passionate about giving back to their community. All teens ages 12-18 are invited to submit videos (as individuals or in groups) highlighting their favorite non-profit organization and tying it back to Jewish values. These videos can be in the style of a TikTok video, Instagram post, or other video medium of their choosing. The winning team/individual will be awarded a $400 cash prize and $200 to go to the non-profit organization of their choosing. All materials must be submitted to Margaret at mnorman@templebeth-el.net no later than Friday February 24th. Awards will be announced no later than Friday March 3rd. 

Marissa Feigelson’ s legacy… 

Marissa Feigelson was not quite 14 years old when she passed away in February 2001, one month after being diagnosed with leukemia.

 She loved working in her mother’s hydrangea garden and playing piano. She was treasured by her family, her school, and her community for her sweet smile and kind heart.


Click here to register for ShulHouse Rock



ShulHouse Rock is Temple Beth El’s youth education program focused on engaged learning, collaborative programming, and meaningful holiday and Shabbat Conservative Experiences.

ShulHouse Rock 2022-2023 includes:

Tot Shabbat with music by Robin Berger

Family Shabbat (including a series of Kabbalat Shabbats this year!)

Educational holiday programs for the whole family

Magic City Mensches (formerly Mensch Adventures) for grades 3-7

Sunday classes focused on parsha learning, prayer and Hebrew language skills for grades 6-7

Confirmation class + B’nai Mitzvah fee

Kesher: A Community Teen Experience for post B’nai Mitzvah students

Be sure to stay up to date, and RSVP for events, with our ShulHouse Rock calendar.

In addition, we encourage our students in grades K-5 to register for Torah Time at Chabad of Alabama.