The Etgar program of the The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JECC) provides supplemental religious education to any Jewish student in the greater
Etgar is available to students, ranging in age from 6 to 21 years old, with various special needs including students with:
- Learning and/or behavior disorders
- Down syndrome
- Anxiety disorder
- Motor and physical delays
- Language impairment
Etgar classes, led by highly qualified special education teachers, provide the structure, materials and teaching format crucial for a successful religious school experience. Teen aides assist in each class.
Although Etgar classes are held at two synagogues, the classes are comprised of students from many
During the Etgar school year, students learn about Jewish holidays, Bible stories, life cycle events, prayers and blessings, and
For additional information, please contact the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland at 216.371.0466.