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Jewish tradition teaches that the pomegranate is a Jewish tradition teaches that the pomegranate is a symbol of righteousness because it is said to have 613 seeds which correspond with the 613 mitzvot (commandments) found in Torah. The pomegranate has also come to be a symbol learning and knowledge.

 

 Rimon is:

  • Temple Sholom’s youth education program for children in Rimon websiteKindergarten through 6th grade
  • A journey of discovery connecting Judaism to today’s world
  • A nurturing and safe place to learn, explore, build friendships and create community

In Rimon, we seek to offer our children and their families connection and excitement for Jewish peoplehood, Jewish tradition, and Reform Jewish values. We strive to enable our children and families to understand the Jewish past as a way of being inspired and empowered to embrace Jewish life in the present. We empower our learners to live out Jewish values...tikkun olam (repairing the world), b’tzelem elohim (seeing others as being created in the image of God), and more! The philosophy of Rimon understands that learning is personal and learner-inspired. We urge all of our learners to explore Jewish tradition, Torah, Israel, and prayer in ways that are meaningful to them. We want all of our learners to be curious, inspired, and  challenged by the power of our Reform Jewish understandings.