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JCHS offers education programs at seven different campuses in the five county Southeastern Pennsylvania region. Students in these programs select classes based on their own goals, each of which carries certain credit and course requirements. Fulfillment of these requirements leads to the awarding of a diploma or certificate upon program completion. Students may also enroll in programs for personal enrichment or to satisfy synagogue Confirmation requirements. JCHS advisors assist students in selecting the appropriate courses depending upon their desired goal.
All certificates and diplomas are awarded to students who complete 12th grade at JCHS.
The Hebrew Program at JCHS is an intensive Hebrew language course of study offered in many levels that emphasizes Hebrew conversation, comprehension and reading skills.
Assessments are conducting prior to student placement.
Students must be enrolled in Hebrew through grade 12 to be eligible.
20 credits (five years) of continuous enrollment in the Hebrew Language program at JCHS or equivalent (transferring in language credits from a day school).
A passing grade for each year is required.
This Certificate may be earned by JCHS students in addition to a Diploma, Teaching Certificate, or other JCHS certificates, or may be earned on its own.
Courses may be taken on campus or online. In lieu of course credit, certain Israel-related experiences may be counted toward the 8 credits in Israel studies:
AIPAC conference: 1 credit
Peer Israel trip: 2 credits (minimum of 10 day trip. Longer trips may be transferred for up to 6 credits into the JCHS transcript, however a maximum of 2 may be applied to the Certificate in Israel Studies. Transfer fees apply.