Am Yisrael offers several programs geared towards families with young children. All are designed with age appropriate activities and education in mind, within a Jewish context.
Sunday mornings, 9:30 – 10:30 am
An early introduction to Judaism in a one-hour interactive setting. Meet others and explore Shabbat, Holidays and Jewish values. Play, sing, dance, pray and create art. Hear stories and have a snack. Build community and celebrate Judaism. Open to newborns through 3.5 year olds. Child must be accompanied by a parent, other relative or caregiver.
$18 per session.
Friday evenings, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
An opportunity for families to enjoy Shabbat through spirited singing, learning, play and fun activities. Geared towards 3rd grade and younger with accompanying adult(s). Older siblings are welcome. Pizza dinner for $5 per adult, $5 for all children. Reservations must be made no later than one week in advance.
Shabbat mornings, Dec. 7 and May 9, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Geared towards 1st graders and younger, we offer activities, stories and songs to occupy and educate children while their parents, grandparents, other family members and friends are attending our main services in the sanctuary.
Shabbat mornings, 9:30 am until approximately 12:00 pm. Kiddush lunch follows.