As families and children juggle multiple activities, congregations seek to accommodate — and provide
a haven from — their demands.
Special To The Jewish Week
Traditionally, when Jewish children first learn their Hebrew letters they’re given candy or honey to create a sweet association. At North Shore Synagogue in Syosset, L.I., the connection is more savory — try marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. So begins the Tuesday night Hebrew school for students in seventh grade.