Judaic Studies

Rockwern Academy is emphatically judaic_studiesa Jewish day school, where cultivating Jewish identity and a love of Judaism are central to our mission. We impart knowledge, appreciation, and thorough understanding of Jewish history, Tanakh, holidays, laws, customs, oral and written traditions, ceremonies, prayers, the history, the role and geography of Israel, and much more. Students are taught to lead prayer services and learn the meaning of special prayers and blessings.In addition, at Rockwern, each grade undertakes a special service program that helps students to internalize ethics, charity, and service – the values of tzedakah and tikkun olam.