Ldor vaDor - youth leadership at services

This program is open to the children of members of Temple Beth Tzedek, from the ages of  bar/bat mitzvah through their undergraduate years in college.  Participants will receive awards marking their achievements in leadership of religious services.  Contact Cantor Spindler to let him know of your interest in participating.

CATEGORIES OF SKILLED LEADERSHIP IN RELIGIOUS SERVICES
Standard1/Recognition2
All Participation
Award: Certificate
Standard/Recognition
Level I - Gadol/G'dolah (Great One)
Award: $18 gift certificate
Standard/Recognition
Level II - Lion of Judah
 
Award:
$36 gift Certificate
Standard/Recognition
Level III
Chazak
 
Award: Choice of Tikkun, Mahzor, Yad or chanukiah all with inscription.
DAVENING3 (Shaliach Tzibbur - cantor)
Any leadership as shaliach tzibbur4
Standard: Lead services on 3 occasions.
Lead services on 10 occasions to include at least 3 different types of services. Lead services on 18 occasions to include at least 5 different types of services.
READING TORAH, MEGILLAT ESTHER
Any leyning Standard: Read 3 aliyot5 Read 10 aliyot Read 18 aliyot
CHANTING HAFTARAH, LAMENTATIONS Any chanting Standard: 2 readings6 4, including 2 distinct readings 6, including 4 distinct readings
Shofar Blowing shofar for any service that requires it Standard: 3 services 6 services 9 services

1Achievements are cumulative

2Presented during services on Erev Simchat Torah

3For all services - Kabbalat Shabbat, Shabbat, Daily, Holiday -including Psukei D’Zimra, Shaharit, Torah Service, Musaf, Mincha, Maariv

4TBT L’dor Vador program is for synagogue youth leadership, post-B’nai Mitzvah through college graduation, in services at TBT or as a guest at other congregations.

5Chapter of Megilla counts as equivalent of 1

6Chapter of Lamentations is equivalent of 1.