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We're so pleased to present our class schedule for MASKIT, the Youth Education Program at Astoria Center of Israel, for the 5778 (2017-2018) school year. See below for a full list, and join us at our open house on September 17, 2017. 

Below is a brief description of our MASKIT programs. Programs marked with an asterisk require synagogue membership.

Tot-Shabbat  |  Age: 6 months - 4 years old. Parents are required to stay with their children  |  10:30 - 11:30, alternating Shabbat mornings

Teach with MASKIT, our Youth Education Program at Astoria Center of Israel. 

The following positions are available for 5778 (the 2017-2018 school year). We encourage applicants who can commit to multiple positions, but will accept applications from those applying to specific roles. All teachers will be given a full schedule of classes and ACI activities. Teachers are expected to be able to commit to the schedule, including occasional community events outside of the class hours (such as the Purim Party, the Chanukah Party, and the End-of-Year Shabbat Service).

We are excited to announce the renaming of our youth education program in order to better encompass and articulate the Jewish program and values we teach and uphold.

Rabbi Pearl conceived the name “MASKIT” (pronounced ‘Mah-skeet’ – the Hebrew word for ‘mosaic’) for our youth education program, which represents the guidance we provide to each child from the early years of synagogue school through the teen years of post-bar/bat mitzvah Jewish life.