Jewish History and Culture

Judaics at Levey are studies of Jewish values, culture, and history. While these aspects of Jewish living are intertwined with, and are traditionally expressed through Judaism as a religion, every child at Levey is encouraged to seek their own answers to personal questions about identity, spirituality, and belief. As an open and diverse Jewish day school, Levey not only has Jewish students from across the religious spectrum, we are also home to students who do not come from Jewish homes. Therefore, it is important to us that while our students may be taught about Jewish religion, they will be educated, rather than be proselytized to.

 

The Judaics curriculum is diverse. We have learned topics such as Jewish teachings about ethical speech (lashon hara), Jewish holidays, the diversity of modern Jewish religious and cultural movements, Jewish prayer, and many others.

Our campus is closed at least through April 27 due to concerted efforts to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.  Our students will maintain a continuity of learning  through remote learning plans.
 
The admissions office will work remotely so please contact us for inquiries.

Levey Day School

 

400 Deering Avenue 

Portland, Maine 04103

207-774-7676

info@leveydayschool.org

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