The J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School for Children

with Special Needs


The J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School of the Friedman Commission for Jewish Education, a department of the Jewish Federation of the Palm Beaches, is the only comprehensive Sunday religious and Hebrew school in Palm Beach County. It is designed to ensure children with differing abilities receive a meaningful, engaging and joyful Jewish education.


Classes are scheduled to meet on Sunday mornings starting this year on August 30th through May 2nd from 9:30-12 noon. The determination to meet remotely via Zoom or in person at Connections Education Center, 1310 Old Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, will be announced at the end of the Summer.


For more information, contact Wilma Turk, Director of Special Needs Education – or at (516) 983-7711. There is a fee of $450.00 for the year if registration takes place before September 30th or $550 after that date; tuition assistance is available upon request. Please know that no one is turned away for monetary reasons.