This past Wednesday, June 12, the Chaya Aydel Seminary graduated its 17th Class since the women’s teacher’s college was founded in September of 2002.
It was a lively and emotional event, with every one of the 25 students speaking about the incredible year they spent learning and growing in South Florida.
Speakers also included Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus, Dean and founder of the seminary and the Head Shliach of South Broward, principal Rabbi Yossi Lebovics, Administrator Rabbi Moshe Schwartz, and Mrs. Frumma Rosenberg, a renowned educator and one of the seminary’s twenty teachers.
Chaya Aydel Seminary offers a challenging and excellent education in a warm, caring, and Chassidishe environment. The curriculum and program are based on the development of ethics and midos.
Courses include Chumash, Sichos, Bayis Yehudi, daily Tanya, Maamorim, Inyonei Moshiach Ugeulah, Da Ma Shetashiv, Haftora, Gemora, Halacha, Jewish history, JLI, communication in life and marriage, and even educational psychology which offers students credits to any college of their choice.
The teachers of Chaya Aydel Seminary are exceptional. Students continuously look forward, to the exciting and engaging lessons that the teachers prepare.
All the classes in Chaya Aydel present Torah and Chassidus in a way that brings out the beauty of each concept, ultimately leading students to be proud Chassidim of the Rebbe.
Not only do the teachers care and show concern for their students in class, but the teachers devote time outside of class to any individual who needs extra help, or attention.
Chaya Aydel Seminary has the privilege of having amazing and caring dorm counselors, as well as a social worker on staff.
Both dorm counselors and social worker meet regularly with students to help them succeed and reach their full potential. Life skills classes are offered by social workers and other experts. The dorm counselors are always available to assist students in need, and are both very cognizant of the girls’ safety, and well being.
Aside from all the phenomenal classes that Chaya Aydel Seminary has to offer, students are privileged to be involved in after-school activities which impact the Hallandale Beach community immensely.
Students of Chaya Aydel Seminary participate in a special Chesed program assisting families and individuals in the Hallandale Beach Jewish community and partake in a weekly Chavrusa learning with the ladies in Hallandale.
Furthermore, students have the opportunity to volunteer for the Friendship Circle, CTeen, and even have the privilege of working in a Hebrew school to teach young children the beauty of Torah and Chassidus.
In addition, the Chaya Aydel Seminary offers exciting trips, and activities including: world-renowned guest speakers, interactive Shiurim and classes, a trip to Universal Studios, the Everglades, and even a trip to Key West!
Students are encouraged to take on leadership roles and develop their talents and strengths in service of their school and community.
Rabbi Yossi Lebovics, the principal of the Chaya Aydel Seminary, is an extremely intelligent, honest, and kind man. Rabbi Lebovics makes every student feels comfortable in Chaya Aydel, and is always accommodating of the girls’ requests. Rabbi Lebovics puts a tremendous amount of time, and effort, ensuring that the Seminary runs smoothly, and efficiently.
Chaya Aydel Seminary has two spacious, and beautiful dormitories, located within a block away from each other, and in close proximity to the Seminary building. The dormitories are in a central location for Kosher grocery shopping and convenience stores. Both dorms have spacious bedrooms, newly remodeled kitchens, a comfortable living room area, and a full sized washer and dryer.
Shabbos in the Chaya Aydel Seminary is always something to look forward to. Some Shabbosim are spent in Hallandale Beach, where students experience eating at the homes of different families in the Hallandale Beach community. Some Shabbos are Shabbaton tours, at some at the homes of the different Shluchim in Florida. If there is an off Shabbos, Rabbi Lebovics assist students in finding a suitable, and comfortable place for students to spend Shabbos.
Since its inception in 2002, Chaya Aydel has attracted hundreds of students. Even after Seminary, graduates of the Chaya Aydel Seminary implement the skills and lessons learned in Florida, and live successful lives. After Seminary, many Florida Seminary students go on to prestigious colleges and universities. Graduates of Chaya Aydel pursue careers in Jewish education as well as in medicine, law, engineering, and business.
Many graduates of the Chaya Aydel Seminary are today Shluchos leading communities all around the world.
For more information about the Chaya Aydel Seminary, and to register for 2019-2020, the 18th year of the Chaya Aydel Seminary, please call 954-826-7979, log on to Chayaaydelsem.com or email [email protected]