Gesher Educational Services provides something for everyone
What We Offer you
Out of time or ideas? GES provides programming on request or works with you to create something brand new
Personalised Jewish Growth Plans Participants engage in a mapping process to determine short and long-term Jewish life goals for them individually a family or a group. Table for Eight Gather in a home or pub or park with family or mates for a customised learning program ranging from Torah study to books and films and everything in between. Tf/8 is fun and flexible and may be perfect for you. Basic Hebrew Reading (Rhythmic Reading) For those who know their aleph-bet but wish to build fluency and understanding of Biblical and Prayerbook Hebrew. Retreats (Chanukah, Sukkot, Festivals and Shabbat) While GES is keen to help you to plan your school or organisation’s next retreat, keep an eye out for our next adventure camp. Not just for kids anymore! Passover Boot Camp It all begins with Matzah. Join us for a day and discover new ways to make your observance of Pesach more meaningful and less stressful. The Meaning and Mystery of the Machzor What do you get out of the hours spent in synagogue over Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur? Enhance your experience with this full-day course that will untangle the Machzor’s intricate web of prayers and poetry. Bubbe and Zeide and the Indifferent Jewish Child Now more than ever, the responsibility of raising self-identified, proud, knowledgable and committed Jews rests with their grandparents. See what the studies show and how grandparents can make all the difference. Judaism’s Most Colourful Characters (Jewish History) - History can be best appreciated through the eyes of those who created it. Take a look at the life and times of Judaism’s most intriguing personalities. Fiddler on the Roof Join Tevye and Golde for a second look at this cinematic icon. Here, the film is only the beginning. BM Boot Camp: The Meaning in the Mitzvah Embark upon a fun and interesting exploration of the meaning of B’Mitzvah halachically, historically, practically and spiritually. Trope Training Did you know there are more than 20 recognised musical “families” employed in the reading of the Torah. Learn how to chant from Torah and the back story behind those curious symbols found in the Chumash. Kosher Cooking Gather with friends for a full night or a full year’s course on Jewish cooking featuring the most delicious recipes for all the most popular Jewish dishes. Models of Jewish Leadership Perfect for your Board or leadership team. Discover what Biblical and historical Jewish figures can teach us about effective leadership and how their stories contrast with or complement existing leadership models.
Nothing catch your eye? Schedule a time with Rabbi Robuck and create together a program of study that is perfect for you