Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather Information

Preschool Policy: If Arlington County Schools open 2 hours late, Preschool opens at 10:00am. There is no Early Drop Off if school opens late.

If Arlington County Schools are CLOSED, Etz Hayim Preschool is closed.


Religious School Policy: If Arlington County Schools are CLOSED, Religious School is closed.

  • If Arlington County closes early due to snow, there will be no afternoon classes.
  • If it snows late Wednesday afternoon, please call the synagogue (703-979-4466) for information about cancellations.
  • If a weather advisory becomes effective in Arlington County one hour prior to the start of our class time, we will make a decision whether school will be closed for that day.
  • For cancellation of school and synagogue activities on Sundays, announcements will be made via e-mail and on the WTOP 103.5 FM radio station.


Thursday Morning Minyan Policy: If Arlington County Schools are CLOSED or if there is a 2 hour delay, Minyan is cancelled.


Shabbat Policy: No radio announcement will be made about snow cancellations on Shabbat. Please use your discretion and judgment regarding attendance during inclement weather on Shabbat.


For Arlington County Public School delays and closings, call 1.866.322.4277. (Available starting at 6:00 am.) Information will be broadcast on Channel 41 or Channel 70.