Shoresh has drawn students from across the Washington Jewish community:
    Adas Israel, Adat Shalom, Agudas Achim (Alexandria), Aish HaTorah, Beth El, B'nai Israel, Chabad Potomac, Chabad
    Silver Spring, Fabrangen, Har Shalom, Kehilat Shalom, Kemp Mill Synagogue, Kol Shalom, Ohev Shalom, Ohev Shalom
    Talmud Torah, Ohr Kodesh, Renewal, Shaare Torah, Temple Beth Ami, Temple Sinai, Tifereth Israel.  Shoresh
    welcomes students from Camps Airy and Louise, Capital Camps, Camp Judaea, Habonim Dror Camp Moshava, Camp
    Ramah, and Camp Tel Yehudah.
    These are our aims:
  To read and understand the siddur.
  To study narrative parts of the Bible in Hebrew (with translation).
  To complete a survey of Jewish history and thought from Abraham to Zionism.
  To acquire an understanding of basic texts of Jewish law and ethics.
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Shoresh Hebrew High
is a nonprofit
organization and has
501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
    "Shoresh has given me the means of
    discovering what it is about Judaism that
    makes me want to stay Jewish."

    "Every class gave me a reason to want to
    attend each week."

    "Every time I left a classroom I was a changed

    "Shoresh prepares us for the challenges of
    Jewish leadership."

    "Shoresh has made me excited about Judaism
    in a way that I never was before."

    "Shoresh has allowed each one of us to realize
    our own place in Judaism."

    "How we relate to our Jewish life has forever
    been changed by Shoresh."

    "Instead of prescribing a particular Jewish
    worldview, Shoresh charged and challenged
    me with discovering my own."
    Shoresh Hebrew High School, a unique Jewish studies program for 8th – 12th grade students from diverse
    backgrounds attending secular schools in the Greater Washington area, builds a strong foundation to
    achieve Jewish literacy, to become a critical thinker about our Jewish heritage, to find a sense of shared
    community and destiny among all Jews, and to meet the challenges of American Jewish life.

    Shoresh offers a text-based course of Jewish study. Shoresh meets at the JCCGW on Sunday 6-9 pm
    during the school year.
Ulpan Ben Yehuda conversational Hebrew at the JCCGW is now
open to Shoresh students for only $100 per semester (22 classes),
a $300 savings!  Call today for details.