Religious School

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Shomrei Torah Religious School (STARS) welcomes children in grades K-7 into our nurturing, joyful and hands-on Jewish education program.

Our primary educational goals are to open a door to learning for every student and to foster a love of Jewish tradition and community.  Our goal is that every child will be a lifelong participant in Jewish communal life.

To make Jewish education fully accessible to your family, we offer compelling programming, online materials for Hebrew study at home, family education opportunities, field trips, and an open-door policy for parents and guardians to volunteer.  We expect our students to support and participate in the life of our synagogue, their Jewish community and the community at large.

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Click here to register online for STaRS 2015-2016 school year!

If you have questions about using the online registration form or any other religious school concerns, please email

If you are interested in applying to be a teacher’s assistant (Madrich), download the application here: Madrichim Application Form 2015-2016

 When is Religious School?

Sundays 9:00-11:15 AM:   Kindergarten-3rd Grade
Sundays 11:00-11:15 AM:  All School T’filla (Services)
Sundays 11:00-1:00 PM:   4th – 6th Grade

Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 PM:  4th – 6th Grade

Current religious school 2014-2015 Calendar

2015-2016 Calendar Coming Soon!

We welcome parent participation as we continue to develop our program. Feel free to contact our Education Director, Rabbi Stephanie Kramer, at 707-578-5519 or email

Kindergarten Program

 Introducing Gesher Program for 7th Grade

We are excited to present our new GESHER (bridge) program for 7th grade students. GESHER will take the place of our traditional 7th grade religious school. There will be many exciting speakers and new engaging activities. The majority of these sessions will still take place on Sundays from 11:00-1:00 PM at CST, with several field trips, overnights, and a Camp Newman retreat during the year.

  • Oct 19: Cantor David teaches the meaning of Trope **
  • Nov 9:  Welcome to BM Program **
  • Nov 15/16:  6th & 7th grade overnight at CST
  • Dec 21:  Family Program on Tzedakah **
  • Jan 4:  Social Action Field Trip **
  • Jan 16-18:  West Coast Party Junior at Camp Newman
  • Jan 25:  Chaverim led by Rick Concoff **
  • Feb 8:  Family Program on Prayer **
  • April 19:  Jewish Culture Day
  • April 26:  Walk To End Genocide at CST **
  • May 3:  Mitzvah Mall

**Parents are required at all of the specified programs