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Ongoing Children's Programs


Limud (Hebrew School)
Youth Groups
Kiki's Kadima 
Mommy & Me
Young Family Program
Wolpert Scholarship
CTI Library
PJ Library
limud-a different kind of Hebrew school

Limud is not your grandparent's Hebrew school--children are actually excited to attend. Limud focuses, above all, on "values" and "experiential learning."

On Sunday mornings, the Rabbi, Cantor, Principal. teachers, students and parents meet to catch up on the week just passed. This Kehillah - a half hour assembly of song and story-telling stresses values, such as Kindness (Chesed), Respect (Kavod) and Healing the World (Tikkun Olam). That sets the stage for classwork with formal learning with hand-picked teachers selected for their teaching skills and ability to reach students of all ages, family background and Hebrew levels.

We believe in "whole person learning," which is acquired not only through books, but also -- and perhaps more so -- through doing and experiencing. This includes a vigorous social action program and special programs..

We are supremely proud of our post-Bar/Bat Mitzvah students. Many of them remain closely connected to Limud as counselors and tutors (madrichim) for our younger students. Limud High students meet on Sunday mornings to learn about topics that interest them, and we take their feedback and input very seriously. They are our most trusted advisers. 

CTI's Limud is unique, beloved by parents and students, and a source of great pride to the entire congregation.

Please click here for the 2019-2020 Limud Schedule.

Youth Groups (grade 8-12)

These gatherings focus on age-appropriate social and spiritual interests.

kiki's kadima

Kiki's Kadima Youth Group at CTI is for children in grades 5-7. Kadima takes place on specified Sunday afternoons from 12:30 pm-2:00 pm, so be sure to check the calendar! Kiki's Kadima also holds joint programs with  several other area synagogues.

You can join Kiki's Kadima for $20.00 for the year! Additional cost for special programs.

To register for Kiki's Kadima for the 2019-2020 year, please click here

For more information, please contact Lisa Aamodt, our Education Director at

Sunday Morning Young Family Program

Families with children ages 2-5 come together in intimate gatherings to focus on Jewish holidays, prayers and songs.


The Wolpert College Scholarships were initiated to provide financial assistantance for CTI members and children of CTI members through a gift endowment. Scholarships are available to those who meet requirements set by the Wolpert Committee guidelines. Applications are distributed at a meeting each December or January. 

CTI Library

A professional librarian oversees an outstanding collection of Jewish-themed books for adults and children, creating a stimulating learning environment.

PJ Library

This international program provides free Jewish children's books to families every month to encourage parents to read Jewish stories with their children and talk together about important values, traditions and cultures. PJ Library meets on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am for story time and crafts! Check our calendar for upcoming dates and programs. If you wish to sign up to receieve PJ Library books for your family, please click here.


 Tallit Making Workshop for Grades 6 & 7: CTI’s Limud Hebrew School offers a series of tallit-making workshops for upcoming B’nai Mitzvah students so they can create their own tallit to wear at their Bar and Bat Mitzvah and for years to come. The students design, sew and wrap the tzi tzi (strings that hang from the garment.



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