Open to Jews of all backgrounds and levels of
education, the Hebrew Discovery Center (HDC) seeks
to strengthen Jewish identity and heritage through
insightful education and recreation.
Our programs are continuously expanding. We offer an array of stimulating
and thought-provoking activities, events and classes that include:
• HDC Hebrew High (9th – 12th Grade)
• Singles and Teen Events
• HDC Preschool
• HDC Jewish Club
• Seminars and Lectures
• HDC Sunday School
• Teen Teffilah Program
• Thursday Teen Hang-out
• Holiday Celebrations
Get High School credits while learning Hebrew! Our WASC accredited program invites public high school students to learn the Hebrew language while simultaneously receiving foreign language credits approved by the L.A. Unified School District. These credits could be used towards the second language requirement.
Let your child’s imagination soar! At our school, children and teachers learn together. Let your child be a partner in their education. AT HDC Preschool, your child leads the way. Open to kids ages 2-5.
Unfortunately the rate of Jewish students attending public school is on the rise. On a positive note, parents are seeking alternative solutions in providing their children with a Jewish education. Our Hebrew school provides a meaningful Jewish education for public school children in grades Kindergarten through
4.COURSES IN HEBREW READING (for Adults)
Learn to read Hebrew in five easy lessons! Designed for adults with little or no background. In most cases the students were able to join the services in Hebrew after completing this course.
5.KEYNOTE SPEAKER SERIES
Seminars and classes are offered weekly to enhance and enrich one’s awareness of Judaism with neutral topics ranging from successful marriages, parenting, building self-esteem etc. Always injected with authentic Jewish values.
• Social mixers
Our lectures are delivered on a variety of topics by a wide range of speakers. All speakers are carefully chosen and each is unique in his/her profession yet all representing a uniform dedication to Judaism. Soft music and fine refreshments are always served following the lectures, which create an effect of a warm and social environment for Jewish singles to meet each other.
9th –12th graders can participate in various activities from trips to panel discussions, to thought provoking games to dynamic video presentations, followed by discussion, food and music. Students are placed into groups in which designated and experienced advisors lead focused group discussions.
• Thursday Teen Hang-out
• Ice skating
• Snow Tubing
• Laser Tag
• Amusement Parks
• Paint ball
• Camping Trips
• White Water Rafting
• Paint Ball
• Holiday parties
HDC also functions as a temple on a regular basis providing prayer services,holiday celebrations and much more.
Our weekend retreats are designed separately for both singles and teenagers in such a way so that our participants can get better acquainted with one another as well as absorb Jewish values in a relaxing environment.