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SJS Calendar

The calendar for the entire 2019-2020 Am Yisrael School of Jewish Studies (SJS), Youth Groups Calendar, Special Programs, Parent Involvement, Holidays/Commemorations and/or Days Off can be found directly below. 

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  • If you would like to be able to access a printable version of this calendar as a 3-page PDF, please click here.  Note, once you click on the link you will see that the information that has been updated since the first publication of this year's calendar on July 2, 2019 are in highlighted in orange.
  • Please note: Every effort is made to keep these dates, however, they are subject to change should a conflict arise. Events originally published on July 2, 2019.  Items added after July 2, 2019 have been added in purple, bolded font.  

Revised 2-11-2020

February 2020 שבט תש״פ - אדר תש״פ

Date Event Grade/s Start Time End Time

Wed Feb 12

Parent Teacher Conferences -- No SJS Classes -- Details to follow 1-7 3:45 p.m. 7:35 p.m.
Sun Feb 16

No SJS Classes -- President's Weekend

All 9:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Wed Feb 19

Kadima/AMUSY Lounge Night

6-12 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Sat Feb 22

Shabbat Family Programming (SFP) (Includes Youth Torah Readings & Kiddush Lunch)

All 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Sat Feb 22 CHUSY Regional Kadima (6th-7th) Night 6-7 TBD  
Sun Feb 23

Zayin (7th) B'nai Mitzvah Projects Presentations

All 9:50 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Sun Feb 23 Gan Brunch and Family Education with Rabbi Newman Kamin 3.5 year-6-year & families  11:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Fri Feb 28 PJ Shabbat and Pizza Infant through 3rd Grade 5:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.

 

March 2020   אדר תש״פ - ניסן תש״פ

Date Event Grade/s Start Time End Time
Sun Mar 1 Parenting Program featuring Family Service Center (FSC) N/A 11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

Sun Mar 8

Purim Carnival begins after Sunday Morning Minyan/9:50 am : Regular SJS begins at 9:15 am All 9:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Mon evening Mar 9 Purim Megillah Reading All 6:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Sun Mar 15

JUF Brunch : Regular SJS begins at 9:15 a.m.

N/A 9:45 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Wed Mar  18 Kadima/AMUSY Lounge Night 6-12 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Sun Mar 22

No SJS -- Spring Break

All N/A  
Wed Mar 25

No SJS -- Spring Break

3-7 N/A  
Sun Mar 29 No SJS -- Spring Break All N/A  
Sun Mar 29 Maot Chitim Pesach Delivery to our assigned building   9:45 a.m. 11:15 p.m.

 

April 2020  ניסן תש״פ - אייר תש״פ

Date Event Grade/s Start Time End Time

Fri Apr 3

Dalet (4th) & Hei (5th) help lead services 4-5 & families 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Fri Apr 3 - Sun Apr 5 CHUSY (8th-12th) Regional Kinnus 8-12 TBD  
Sun Apr 5 Parenting Program featuring Family Service Center (FSC) N/A 11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Wed Apr 8

No SJS Classes -- 1st Pesach Seder

3-7 N/A  
Sat Apr 11 Intergenerational Torah Reading (Includes Kiddush Lunch)   9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Sun Apr 12

SJS Classes in session during Chol HaMoed (Intermediate Days) of Pesach

All 9:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Wed Apr 15

No SJS Classes on 7th Day of Pesach

3-7 N/A  
Wed Apr 15 CHUSY (8th-12th) Regional Mimouna 8-12 TBD  
Fri Apr 17 Friday Night Live (FNL) featuring Cantor Simon & the Shabbatones All 6:00 p.m. 6:40 p.m.
Sun Apr 19 SJS Sunday Classes Resume All 9:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Sun Apr 19 Rabbi Newman Kamin reads story to Torah Tots with a Twist (Infant- 3.5 yr)   Infant - 3.5 year & families 9:50 a.m. 10:10 a.m.
Sun Apr 19 All SJS Photo All 10:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Sun Apr 19 Madrichim (8th --12th) Brunch & Learn with Rabbi Newman Kamin 8-12 10:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Sun Apr 19

Zayin (7th) Field Trip to Holocaust Museum in Skokie; SJS begins for Zayin at regular time; pick up is at the museum in Skokie at 2:00 pm

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Wed Apr 22 Yom HaShoah Commemoration - as part of Wed SJS Classes 3-7 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.
Wed Apr 22 Kadima/AMUSY Lounge Night 6-12 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Sat Apr 25 Shabbat Family Programming (SFP) (Includes Youth Torah Readings & Kiddush Lunch) All 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Sun Apr 26 Yom Hashoah Commemoration for 6th-12th grades. Parents of all SJS students are encouraged to attend. 6-12 & families 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.

 

May 2020  אייר תש״פ - סיון תש״פ

Date Event Grade/s Start Time End Time

Fri May 1

Gimel (3rd) helps lead services and receives Siddur Lev Shalem 3 & families 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Sun May 3 Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut Class Commemorations and Celebrations during SJS All    
Sun May 3 Parenting Program featuring Family Service Center (FSC) N/A 11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Fri May 8

Gan (3.5-6yr) & Alef/Bet (1st/2nd) help lead services

3.5 yr through Grade 2 & families 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Mon May 11 CHUSY (8th-12th) Regional End of Year Lag B'Omer Bonfire 8-12 TBD  
Wed May 13

Last Wednesday Classes for SJS

3-7 4:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.
Fri May 15

Honoring High School SJS Madrichim Completing 12th Grade

12 & families 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Sun May 17 Last Sunday Classes for SJS : Regular Hours: Includes Chugim Open House 11:30 am - 12:15 pm All 9:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
Fri May 22 PJ Shabbat and Pizza Infant through 3rd Grade 5:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Sat May 30 Shavuot Family Programming (SFP) includes Youth Torah Readings and Kiddush Lunch   9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Please note, every effort is made to keep these dates, however, they are subject to change should a conflict arise. Events originally published on July 2, 2019.  

Sun, April 5 2020 11 Nisan 5780