Shabbat Programs

Shabbat Mishpaha is a fun, family-focused Kabbalat Shabbat (welcoming the Sabbath) service that takes place on the first Friday night of every month from November through June.  We begin with a heavy nosh at 6:00PM, followed by services at 6:30PM.  This service is led by Rabbi Eric Solomon.  It is geared toward families with young children (ages 0-7), however, the entire community is invited to attend and participate. The service always includes the recitation of the Mourner’s Kaddish (prayer in honor of the deceased). Dates for 2018-2019: Nov 2, Dec 7, Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 5, May 3, Jun 7

Shababa is a Shabbat morning service for families with children up through 2nd grade (siblings are invited to join as well). This engaging, half-hour service is led by Rabbi Jenny Solomon. We will conclude in the sanctuary for Ein Keloheinu
Shababa begins at 10:30AM in the Shabbat Tot room on the lower level of the main building. Families are encouraged to attend the main service which begins at 9:30AM. If desired, our Tot Shabbat room opens at 9:30AM for children from 2 years through 1st grade. Following services, everyone is invited to stay for Kiddush luncheon in the main building.  Dates for 2018-2019: Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 1, Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 16, Apr 27, May 11

Simhat Shabbat is a Kabbalat Shabbat service for families with children in K - 5th Grade. Our newest program, meeting six times this year, includes a Shabbat Evening service and Shabbat dinner. The service is child-friendly and designed to help children experience a full Shabbat service. The service is open to all - the dinner is by registration only.  You can register on-line for the dinners by clicking on the appropriate date. RSVPs are requested by the Weds before each dinner. Dates for 2018-2019: Oct 26, Nov 16, Jan 11, Feb 15, Mar 15, May 17

Shabbat Morning Babysitting (Tot Shabbat) is for children from 2 years - 1st grade. Every Shabbat morning, we provide a safe, supervised play space for children.  The space is located on the lower level of our main building - at the far end of the hall. 
1) We do serve snack—please let us know about any food allergies. 
2) If your child is crying and cannot be consoled, we will come up to find you. 
3) We do not change diapers. 
4) Please come to pick up your child when the congregation finishes the musaf amida.