We Bring Hebrew School To you!
Finding the right Jewish education for your child can be difficult. Today's kids are busier than ever with sports teams, dance, art and music classes, homework and so much more. It’s challenging to find a synagogue with a school schedule that works for you. Parents are busy too. Who can drive to and from Hebrew School on weekday afternoons? Not many of us! Simcha Services brings Hebrew School to you. The choice is yours, in-home one-on-one tutoring, virtual classes, small group classes at your home or in a location that’s convenient for you. You choose the day and the time, we make it happen.
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Today's families are busy We've heard how difficult it is to fit a traditional Hebrew School program into your family's schedule. Our answer...we bring Hebrew School to you on the day and at the time that works for your schedule!
Today's students expect a quality education program that is tailored to their learning needs and styles. Our teacher, Rabbi Rudin, holds degrees in Elementary Education and Jewish Education with additional training in Special Education. Our curriculum is designed to be flexible. We believe in teaching students the way that they learn, at a time, and in a location that works for you!
Your Learning, Your Way
We encourage all members of our community to embrace their Judaism in their own way. Everyone's learning experience should provide personalized insights and a unique journey into your Jewish identity
Chart your own journey through Jewish texts, Hebrew language, Israel, prayer or spirituality.
Embrace your unique Jewish journey.
Explore how connecting to your Judaism can strengthen family, community and personal relationships.
Commit to what works for you, nothing more, nothing less. Your Judaism can and should enhance your life.
Push your boundaries, try new ways of living, learning and celebrating Jewishly.
Your Jewish journey isn't a straight. Let your Jewish living, learning and celebrating evolve. We're here to help!
Meet the Team
Rabbi Jennifer is the founding rabbi of Simcha-Services, Congregation Derech HaShalom, a Progressive Jewish community without walls in Metro West Boston. Rabbi Jennifer graduated as a Wheaton Scholar from Wheaton College with a BS in Urban Bilingual Education. She holds a Certificate in Jewish Family Education and a Masters in Jewish Education, with a focus in Special Needs, from Hebrew College. Jennifer received Rabbinic ordination in 2016. Rabbi Jennifer is a passionate Jewish educator who has been teaching children and adults for over 30 years. Previously Jennifer served as Family Educator at The Rashi School, Director of Congregational Learning at Kehilath Israel, Director of Education and Founding Director of Gan Aliyah PreSchool at Temple Aliyah.
Director of Programming and Assistant to Rabbi Rudin
Bonnie Levy and Rabbi Rudin have been a team since 2013 when Bonnie joined Temple Aliyah as the Kochavim/Kadima event planner. Together, they helped plant the roots for the preschool, Gan Aliyah and have been collaborating ever since.
Bonnie joined Simcha Services in 2016 as
the keeper of the calendar and now teaches Hebrew and co teaches our groups. Bonnie
became bat mitzvah in June 2021. Her parshah was Balak.
In her past life, Bonnie was in the legal profession, fashion industry, American crafts, taught pre school and presently, and forever, is mother to Aron and Lucas and partner to husband, Harry. She divides her life living in Billerica and in West Tisbury on Martha’s Vineyard. She is grateful and so happy to be a friend and partner of Rabbi Rudin and above all else, she LOVES getting
to know all her students and bridal couples. It’s all joy.
Mariel is the daughter of Rabbi Rudin who couldn't wait to join the Simcha Services team! She has a background in event planning and coordination.
With a passion for bringing communities together and creating custom experiences Mariel is always excited to connect with people.