The Tzedek School
- A Unique Vision of Jewish Education
Tichon Tzedek - High School (Grades 6-12)
Students will learn to integrate Jewish moral and social values into their daily lives by an examination of the topics central to adolescent life and development; body health (drugs and alcohol), emotional health (sexuality and friendship) and social success (issues of authority and responsibility).
Students will study issues in current events through the newspapers and other news sources via the lens of Jewish ethical values and Zionist ideals.
Students will learn the biblical narrative upon which Jewish holidays are based.
Students will tast of the rich body of literature of Jewish writers of various genres - poetry, historical fiction and short stories - in order to develop an ear for Jewish sensibilites and sense of humor as well as the vernacular of Jewish life.