Gan Menachem Kindergarten , Cyprus

"A DREAM COME TRUE A Jewish School to meet the growing academic and spiritual needs of our Jewish Community Children, here in Cyprus"
O. Mavrou - Parent

Gan Menachem is dedicated to providing a warm, secure, Jewish environment where our students can feel comfortable exploring and learning. In this environment they can develop at their own individual rate and be proud of their heritage and who they are. This is achieved through offering a program enriched with hands-on experience in an integrated Montessori program.


Gan Menachem Kindergarten has a wide range of early childhood resources which provides children with a variety of stimulating experiences that are developmentally appropriate and promotes all developmental areas including gross motor, fine motor, social-emotional, creative, Math, language and cognitive. Every day is filled with art, music, movement, stories, and hands on exploration.

The general curriculum includes physical development, creative development, Hebrew, English languages, mathematics, knowledge and understanding of the world, social, personal developments, Torah stories, A love to Israel its history, Jewish Traditions, celebrations and Music in Motion/Sports.

Jewish Studies - Gan Menachem endeavor to impart a love and flair for the beauty of our religion and culture, as well as nurture and develop faith and trust in G-d. We hope to inculcate a love for Israel, all things Jewish and an involvement in the performance of the Mitzvot (precepts) of the Torah. Ivrit - Hebrew language is used in both formal and informal instruction and becomes a part of the daily routine, as well as holiday fun and games.

Field Trips - Throughout the year, students take various field trips that enhance their learning in a very real way. Field trips include the farm, local zoos, Strawberry picking and much more. Parents are welcome to join on field trips and we encourage parents to e-mail the school about special exhibits and shows that are in town and age-appropriate for the students.

Learning Enrichment - Gan Menachem Kindergarten provides specialized educational programs for children experiencing difficulties in learning and for gifted children who need accelerated and/or enriched instruction.

Sheindel Raskin is married and mother of 7 children.

5752-5756 – Beit Yaakov Hayashan – Jerusalem
5757-5758 – Torah Academy Seminary – Johannesburg, S. Africa
5759-5760 – Bnot Menachem Seminary – Toronto, Canada

Teaching Experience:
5756-5757 – Teacher’s assistant in the Tikvah Layeled Institution for communication impairments for autistic children – Jerusalem
5757-5758 – Kindergarten school teacher for compulsory nursery school age children at the Torah Academy in Johannesburg, S. Africa 5761-5762 – Counselor for special children, youth clubs, in Kiryat Malachi, Israel
5764 – Became a Chabad emissary in Cyprus, inauguration of the Jewish Community Center – Chabad of Cyprus.
The past 11 years he has been dealing with the diversified facets of being a Chabad emissary, primarily with delivering weekly Torah sessions in 3 cities in Cyprus and running the Hebrew school on Sundays, “Sunday School”. He run a rather quaint kindergarten he started in one of the rooms in the house for the sake of my children’s education.
With blessing and success,

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