Early Childhood Center

Our Early Childhood Center, equipped with games, puppet theater, reading corner, dress-up and  baby area, is available for children and parents together during service times.

Families with young children are welcome at all synagogue activities and services.

For more information on any of the above programs, or other opportunities for families with young children at the Emanuel Synagogue, please contact the Director of Youth and Family Learning

FAQs Early childhood

Challapalooza

for children ages 5 and under accompanied by their parent/caregiver

Interactive Parent/Child program, meets in our Early Childhood Center one Saturday/month.  Sing songs and prayers, dance, read stories and play shabbat friendly games.The program concludes in the Main Sanctuary with Adon Olam on the bima followed by kiddushwith the congregation. ChallahPalooza is free and open to all, as part of our monthly Programming for Kids and Families on Shabbat. Visit the website front page to see the next one scheduled

Bagels, Blocks & Beyond

Bagels, Blocks, and Beyond: A theme based program. Through music, art, and stories, pre-school aged children and their parents learn together about Jewish holidays such as Shabbat and Passover, and values such as Tzedakah. Free and open to the community.