Tot Shabbat & Junior Congregation: Shabbat programs designed with kids in mind

Tot Shabbat:

Preschool age children will experience the sights, sounds and even the flavors of Shabbat. Rachel Naor, Silverman Preschool’s Administrative Assistant and Abraham Ratner Torah School’s Assistant  Director, will lead participants. Stories, songs, and activities will create a warm and inviting atmosphere for all.

Parents are welcome to stay or may join the congregation at Shabbat services in our Sanctuary. For those little ones under 18 months, we do ask that an accompanying adult be present. Tot Shabbat is held in our Preschool classrooms.

Junior Congregation:

Junior Congregation is for children in grades K-6. Lili Feingold, Abraham Ratner Torah School teacher will lead participation in the Torah service, exploring the weekly parasha and more will keep members of Junior Congregation engaged. In addition to creativity and enthusiasm, we always have special treats to make the learning sweet. Junior Congregation will meet in the Goodman Chapel.

But don’t leave at noon:

Tot Shabbat and Junior Congregation begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude at noon.

Families are invited to join us, following the service, for our Midrash Shabbat Lunch and Learn. Daycare is available during the learning.  (Please note, on occasion Midrash Shabbat does not take place. Be sure to check the calendar.)

Childcare during other Shabbat mornings:

Childcare is available every Saturday morning that does not host Tot Shabbat and Junior Congregation, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the conclusion of the service. And, as always, children are welcomed and encouraged to attend all Shabbat and holiday services.

Tot Shabbat & Junior Congregation dates for this year:

October 11 (On this date, only Tot Shabbat will take place. Junior Congregation participants are invited to join us in the Sanctuary for Camp Reunion Shabbat!)

November 8

December 13

January 10

February 14

March 14

April - NO PROGRAM…PASSOVER

May 9

June 13

Childcare is available every Saturday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. until the conclusion of the service when Tot Shabbat and Junior Congregation are not in session. And, as always, children are welcomed and encouraged to attend all Shabbat and holiday services.