Early Engagement

At Temple Shaaray Tefila, we welcome young families as they start their Jewish journey.

Our early engagement programs include:

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Blooming Babies

For children birth through 22 months and their grown ups.

daddyandme Daddy & Me

Led twice annually by Rabbi Jason Nevarez, this program is geared toward children from 2 – 5 and their fathers. Rabbi Jason leads this group in Sunday morning hands-on activities, followed by a bagel brunch.

Community Connections

Held once a month, from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM, this program is designed for families who wish to come back to school, join with Adults at Leisure, and participate in a collaborative holiday-related and/or social action activity. This evening ends with a pizza dinner.


Tot Shabbat

Tot Shabbat is celebrated on the first Friday evening of every month.ECC families are welcome to join us for a family-friendly Shabbat service, followed by a pizza/pasta dinner and, of course, Shabbat Arts & Crafts activities!

Special Sukkot, Hanukah, Purim, and Passover celebrations



 For more information contact Patty Goldstick, Early Childhood Center Director.

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