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Virtual "Taste" of JCC Chicago's Becoming a Soulful Parent Program

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Are you looking for a little more soulfulness in your life? Do you want to be a more present parent? Does this sound intriguing, but you want to know more? If so, join us virtually for a little “taste” of what our Becoming a Soulful Parent group has to offer!

From the comfort of your own home, join Rachel Schwartz and Jen Streicher for an online “appetizer portion” of this innovative series that uses Jewish spirituality and various texts to spark reflective, authentic conversations between parents just like you. We hope you’ll leave hungry for more!

This program is geared toward parents with at least one child between 2 and 5 years of age and is generously supported by PJ Library Chicago. PJ Library Chicago is a program of JUF Young families – connecting families to Jewish life in Chicago.


Location:
Online "Zoom" Video Conference Call
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
Jen Streicher
Jstreicher@jccchicago.org
224-406-9223


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Solomon Schechter Sensory & Song | Tots | N. Suburbs

Thursday, January 30, 2020 9:45 AM - Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join parents, grandparents and caregivers for a 45-minute class of sensory exploration! The morning will give your baby/tot the opportunity to explore with their senses while playing, singing & socializing in a joyous Jewish environment. This class is followed by 15 minutes of schmooze time.

Best for children 12-24 months (walkers)


Location:
Solomon Schechter Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Solomon Schechter Sensory & Song | Babies | N. Suburbs

Thursday, January 30, 2020 11:00 AM - Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join parents, grandparents and caregivers for a 45-minute class of sensory exploration! The morning will give your baby/tot the opportunity to explore with their senses while playing, singing & socializing in a joyous Jewish environment. This class is followed by 15 minutes of schmooze time.

Best for children 3-12 months (babies)


Location:
Solomon Schechter Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, January 31, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


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Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, January 31, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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Parent-Tot Yoga | City

Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:30 AM - Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your tot in a fun and interactive class consisting of classic yoga poses through developmentally appropriate play. This class will focus on coordination, flexibility, strength, balance, self-esteem and will have an overall emphasis of healthy and joy for parent(s) and child to experience together. This class is best for children 3-24 months.

Location:
JCYS Wicker Park
2129 W. North Avenue
Chicago IL, 60647


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, February 1, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Little Builders Class - Families with 2-3 year olds

Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:15 AM - Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Little Builders is Anshe Emet’s amazing class for families with 2-3 year olds. Sundays 9:15-10:45. The Spring Session runs Feb 2 – March 22. The Little Builders class will immerse your family in the Jewish values and fun of community and the Spring holidays, with song, stories, art and cooking. The 6-session class includes one home-hosted session, which gives your family deeper opportunities to play and build community.

Little Builders is taught by Anshe Emet’s Director of Family Life & Learning, Maxine Handelman. Spring dates are Feb. 2, 9, 2, March 1, 15 (home hosted) and 22, 9:15-10:45, at Anshe Emet.

Space is limited.


Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


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PJ Meet Up--Volunteer City

Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us at either the city or suburban location to volunteer at an assisted living home.

Location:
908 W Argyle Street
Chicago IL, 60640


Contact:
PJ Library
pjlibrary@juf.org
312-357-4831



PJ Meet Up--Volunteer Suburbs

Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us at either the city or suburban location to volunteer at an assisted living home with this PJ Meet Up!

Location:
1551 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
PJ Library
pjlibrary@juf.org
312-357-4831



jYoga | Naperville

Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:30 AM - Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Connect to your child and our community through yoga and Jewish inspired music. Together, you and your child will focus on strength, flexibility and confidence in this weekly morning class.

**Class will not meet on 3/8/20**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
772 W 5th Ave
Naperville IL, 60563


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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The Get Together

Monday, February 3, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



JNew to Two (or More!) Moms Group

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:45 AM - Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

With the birth of each baby we become “new” mothers all over again, making both literal and figurative space for another infant as we adapt to the changing dynamics of a growing family. The JNew to Two (or More) Moms Group provides an opportunity for mothers who have recently welcomed their second (or third, fourth, etc.) baby to share openly about the rewards and challenges of caring for multiple children, while also enjoying protected time for self-care and bonding with their newborns. Professionally-facilitated weekly discussions help spark meaningful connections between participants while addressing relevant topics such as infant care, supporting older children as they transition to big siblinghood, meeting the needs of kids at different developmental levels, appreciating each child as an individual, and recalibrating the balance of parenthood, work and relationships within our evolving identities. This group is for mothers with their newborns ages 0-6 months and welcomes women from both Jewish and Interfaith families.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@jurf.org
312-357-4907


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New Moms Connect | City

Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:00 AM - Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

New Moms Connect is a program for new mother's with infants 0-6 months old to meet weekly and have an opportunity to discuss or learn about meaningful topics such as sleeping, changing family relationships, and speech and language development in infants. The program will culminate with a family Shabbat dinner.

Location:
Chicago Sinai Congregation
15 W Delaware Place
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Music & Memories at The Selfhelp Home

Thursday, February 6, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

You are invited to sing, dance and schmooze at Music & Memories with jBaby Chicago and JUF's TOV Volunteer Network. Spend the morning getting to know the residents at different senior centers while enjoying a jBaby-friendly concert.

Location:
908 W. Argyle St.
Chicago IL, 60640


Contact:
JBaby
jBabyChicago@juf.org
312-357-4956


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, February 7, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


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Anshe Emet First Friday Family Dinner & Service

Friday, February 7, 2020 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Bring your family to welcome in Shabbat! Families with babies to kindergarten age will join Max Handelman and Rabbi Donni Aaron for a musical, story-filled service. Older school students will gather for a spirited Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service with Rabbi David Russo. Each service ends at 6:30pm, followed by a delicious Shabbat dinner. As always – our fabulous teen educators will be sharing story books with kids before dessert and play time in the gym. This month's dinner is a baked potato bar with veggie chili. Your first time, dinner is on us, and we'll even match you up with a buddy to show you the way!

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, February 7, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mind, Body, Baby | City

Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:15 AM - Sunday, March 15, 2020 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago. Great for mom, dad or both together with baby!

Each session will end with 30 minutes of social time and light snack.


Location:
Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose Street
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

jBaby Chicago's Ultimate Sing-a-long

Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend your Sunday morning singing, dancing and schmoozing with jBaby Chicago. Ben Tatar will be on hand to lead us in a fun family friendly concert, with snacks, coffee and open play!

Location:
Present Place River North
314 W Institute Place, Suite #2W
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Mind, Body, Baby | N. Suburbs

Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:30 AM - Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago.

Each session will begin with 30 minutes of social time and light snack before moving into the week’s activity. Great for mom, dad or both together with baby! $5 drop in babysitting for older siblings will be available.


Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Anshe Emet Young Family Tu B'Shevat Seder

Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids age 3 through 2nd grade celebrate Tu B'Shevat with author Jackie Theibert. Jump into an immersive reading of her book, "Aneeka and Juanito: best friend monkeys," and explore how we can best take care of our environment. We start with a pizza lunch, and we'll taste traditional Tu B'Shevat foods as well. $20 per family. Pre-orders of signed copies of the book also available with your registration.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Youth Scholarship Dinner and Dessert Auction

Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Temple Beth Israel (3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie) Presents “Youth Scholarship Dinner and Dessert Auction," -- A Fundraiser for Camp and Trips to Israel, Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 5:00 pm. Cost: $10.00 per person or $30 per household. Paid reservations due by February 2, 2020. For more information call 847-675-0951 or visit http://www.tbiskokie.org.

Location:
Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster St.
Skokie IL, 60076


Contact:
Andrea Blain
andrea@andreablainpr.com
847-675-0951


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, February 10, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, February 14, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Bim Bam Baby | Tots | N. Suburbs

Friday, February 14, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, March 20, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for tots 12-24 months.


Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Bim Bam Baby | N. Suburbs

Friday, February 14, 2020 11:00 AM - Friday, March 20, 2020 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for babies and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun.  Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for babies 0-12 months.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, February 14, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, February 15, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a fun and casual event that is lively and musical—and tailored to young, energetic kids. Tot Shabbat will include songs, stories, movement, a snack, and free play. And coffee for you! This month, we'll explore the sense of touch with plants and fruits for Tu Bishvat. No RSVP is needed, and families of all types and backgrounds are welcome.

Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, February 15, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Pop Up Playgroup

Sunday, February 16, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your coffee, pack the diaper bag and pop over to Sod Room! Your little ones will play, explore and have fun while you connect with other parents.

Location:
Sod Room
1454 S Michigan Ave
Chicago IL, 60625


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, February 16, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

jBaby Sings | Tots | City

Sunday, February 16, 2020 10:00 AM - Sunday, March 22, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their babies while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is a 6-week session, best for children 12-24 months old.

Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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jBaby Sings | Babies | City

Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:00 AM - Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their baby while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is an 6-week session. Best for children 0-12 months.

Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

The Get Together

Monday, February 17, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Rockers & Shakers | N. Suburbs

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:30 AM - Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Foster community and friendship while collaboratively making music with the tot in your life! This class connects children up to age two and their caregivers in cheerful music making in a warm and fun environment! Using folk songs, Israeli tunes, and movement activities, skilled music leader Nicole Jaworski will instill the love of music in your little one and will help us realize the amazing potential music has to connect us to others. The first 45 minutes will be filled with music activities, and the last 15 minutes will enjoy large motor activities in Beth Emet’s play space.

*Class will not meet 3/11/20*


Location:
Beth Emet Synagogue
1224 Dempster Street
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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JNew Moms Group | City

Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:00 PM - Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a professionally-facilitated supportive environment for mothers to share their experiences and exchange ideas as they transition to parenthood. Weekly small group gatherings help new moms create meaningful connections with one another while exploring relevant topics such as sleep, child development, self-care, and ways they might incorporate Jewish culture into their growing families. This group is for first-time mothers of infants ages 0-6 months and welcomes women from both Jewish and Interfaith families.

Location:
Prenatal FIT
1937 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, February 21, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


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Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, February 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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Shabbat B'Yachad

Friday, February 21, 2020 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

Shabbat B’Yachad Dinner and Service at Congregation Beth Shalom, Friday, February 21, 2020 – Join us for Shabbat dinner at 6:00 pm ($12 adults, kids eat free) and stay for family friendly services. There is a special young family service for families with children age’s birth thru first grade and a family service co-led by our youth and clergy for families with children in grades 2nd thru 6th grade. Contact Lisa Orlov at 847-498-5352 or LOrlov@BethShalomNB.org to reserve your space for dinner, no reservations needed for services. 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, IL.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Lisa Orlov
lorlov@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


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Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

Torah Tots with a Twist | N. Suburbs

Sunday, February 23, 2020 9:30 AM - Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Torah Tots offers 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 2 year olds with a parent, relative, or caregiver.

**Please note, this class will meet on the following dates:
2/23/20
3/15/20
4/5/20
4/19/20
5/3/20


Location:
Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation
4 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Baby Group | Studio 18

Monday, February 24, 2020 10:30 AM - Monday, March 30, 2020 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
Studio 18
440 Milwaukee Ave
Lincolnshire IL, 60069


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Baby Group | Mothership Launchpad

Monday, February 24, 2020 12:30 PM - Monday, March 30, 2020 2:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
Mothership Launchpad
1351 W Roscoe St
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Baby Group | Bubbles Academy

Monday, February 24, 2020 1:00 PM - Monday, March 30, 2020 2:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
Bubbles Academy
2184 N. Elston Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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The Get Together

Monday, February 24, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Cruisers & Crawlers | Bubbles Academy

Monday, February 24, 2020 3:30 PM - Monday, March 30, 2020 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

You’re out of the newborn stage – mazel tov, you made it! This playgroup is for those sitting up, cruising, crawling and ready to explore babies. Your baby will explore and play while you enjoy the time to connect with parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
Bubbles Academy
2184 N Elston Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Cruisers, Crawlers & Toddlers | WeOrbit

Monday, February 24, 2020 4:00 PM - Monday, March 30, 2020 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Whether they are crawling, cruising or all out running this is the playgroup for you and your baby. Let your baby explore, play and learn while you connect with Jewish parents.

Location:
WeOrbit
1736 1st St
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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jBaby Chicago's Expectant Moms' Night Out

Monday, February 24, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

We turn the focus to you, your health, what we wish we had known in those first few weeks and create space to meet the person you'll text at 3 am.

*Please note: this event is for moms only*


Location:
metta baby
1921 N Damen Ave
Chicago IL, 60647


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Baby Group | New Mother New Baby

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:00 AM - Tuesday, March 31, 2020 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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2nd Time Mom | Sprout San Francisco

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:30 AM - Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sleep when they sleep? Binge watching Netflix while feeding? Dinners out with a car seat tucked under the table? Not this time! Everything is different the second time around including the jBaby playgroup! If you are a mom to a 0-6-month-old the second (or more) time this group is for you.

Location:
Sprout San Francisco
1943 W Division St
Chicago IL, 60622


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Baby Group | North Branch Yoga

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:30 PM - Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
North Branch Yoga
8056 N Lincoln Ave
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Pre-Gan Gani | City

Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:30 AM - Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a Hebrew immersion learning play experience!  This class for tots ages 6 - 24 months and their favorite adult includes music, arts & crafts, sensory movement and free play  - ALL IN HEBREW.  No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class. Everyone is welcome!

Location:
Moadon Kol Chadash
2464 N Clybourn Ave.
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, February 28, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


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Toddlers | My Gym Chicago

Friday, February 28, 2020 4:00 PM - Friday, April 3, 2020 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Welcome to the toddler years! This playgroup is for your walker, climber, and getting-into-everything tot. Connect with parents while your little ones play, run around and cause chaos…outside of your home!

Location:
My Gym Chicago
1461 W Webster Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, February 28, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

Sing-Along with Miss Jamie's Farm + Purim Crafts

Sunday, March 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Begin your Purim celebration at Chicago Jewish Day School with a performance by Miss Jamie's Farm followed by Purim crafts. Open to all families with children ages 0-5. Please be sure to register.

Location:
3730 N. California Ave.
Chicago IL, 60618


Contact:
Jen Minkus
jminkus@chicagojewishdayschool.org
773-948-8603


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Shabbat With a Twist

Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the 1 of every month between 2/7/2020 - 6/19/2020)

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Friday, February 7 and 21, 2020 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Families with children up to Pre-K join us to sing, hear a story read by our clergy and twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. All are welcome, open to the community - free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eleanor Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

jBaby Chicago's Purim Ultimate Play Date | City

Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a tot sized Purim Carnival filled with costumes, games, kids concert and hamentashen. Enjoy open play at NY Kids Club with your jBaby community while celebrating this toddler friendly holiday!

Location:
NY Kids Club
2727 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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jBaby Chicago's Purim Ultimate Play Date | Suburbs

Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a tot sized Purim Carnival filled with costumes, games, kids concert and hamentashen. Enjoy open play at the Exploritorium with your jBaby community while celebrating this toddler friendly holiday!

Location:
Exploritorium
4701 Oakton St
Skokie IL, 60615


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Parents Connect | N. Suburbs

Monday, March 2, 2020 10:00 AM - Monday, March 30, 2020 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Connect with other local parents in a comfortable space as you navigate the next chapter in your life. Sessions include expert presentations on Jewish rituals in your home, speech and language development, sleep (or lack of!), infant development and changing family dynamics.

Location:
North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe IL, 60022


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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The Get Together

Monday, March 2, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, March 6, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, March 6, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Purim Sing & Play | W. Suburbs

Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Celebrate Purim with friends, food, crafts, and song! Join us to make take-home dough for Hamantaschen, and make your own play dough to create with. Your child will also choose their own sensory materials (beans, beads, puffballs, and more!) to fill up their very own grogger for the Megillah Reading.
Costumes encouraged! We will sing and dance in our own Purim parade.


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
772 W. 5th Avenue
Naperville IL, 60563


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, March 9, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Jewish Holidays 101: Make Some Noise...it's Purim! | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session. All sessions are free of charge.

Location:
Book Bin
1151 Church St
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Jewish Holidays 101: Make Some Noise...it's Purim! | N. Suburbs

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session. All sessions are free of charge.

Location:
Barnes & Noble
728 N. Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


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Sing & Play | City

Friday, March 13, 2020 10:30 AM - Friday, April 3, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience a music & movement class infused with Shabbat songs! Each class will teach new melodies and revisit old favorites. Parents will receive a challah each week, as well as a CD of popular Jewish songs. Best for toddlers ages 1-2 years old and their parents/caregivers.

Location:
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, March 13, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, March 14, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Family Camp

Saturday, March 14, 2020 3:00 PM - Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:16 PM <Add to Calendar>

Arts – Campfires – Sing-a-longs – Nature exploration – Sports – Ropes course – Adult social time – Babysitting – Shabbat & Havdalah – Toddler & Baby friendly experiences - and so much more! For Families with children 6 and under (older siblings are welcome)

Location:
600 Lac La Belle Drive
Oconomowoc WI, 53066


Contact:
Rachel Rapoport
rachelrapoport@juf.org
312-357-4831



Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, March 16, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, March 20, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, March 20, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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Tot Shabbat

Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a fun and casual event that is lively and musical—and tailored to young, energetic kids. Tot Shabbat will include songs, stories, movement, a snack, and free play. And coffee for you! This month, we will explore Havdallah, the ceremony that concludes Shabbat, and smell the sweet spices of Havdallah. No RSVP is needed, and families of all types and backgrounds are welcome.

Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, March 23, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, March 27, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, March 27, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, March 28, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Good Deeds Day

Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for JUF's 5th annual Good Deeds Day, an international day of service put on by the JUF TOV Volunteer Network. Hands-on service opportunities for community members of all ages!

Location:
TBD
TBD IL, 60606


Contact:
Marissa Comin
marissacomin@juf.org
312-357-4894



Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, March 30, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Jewish Holidays 101: Have a Matzah Ball...It's Passover! | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session. All sessions are free of charge.

Location:
Barnes & Noble
728 N. Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Jewish Holidays 101: Have a Matzah Ball...It's Passover! | N. Suburbs

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session. All sessions are free of charge.

Location:
Barnes & Noble
901 N. Milwaukee Ave Suite #500
Vernon Hills IL, 60061


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shabbat With a Twist

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the 1 of every month between 2/7/2020 - 6/19/2020)

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Friday, February 7 and 21, 2020 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Families with children up to Pre-K join us to sing, hear a story read by our clergy and twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. All are welcome, open to the community - free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eleanor Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, April 3, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, April 3, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

Shalom Chaverim - Welcome, Friends! | City

Sunday, April 5, 2020 10:00 AM - Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Explore Judaism through the textures, sights, sounds, smells and rhythms of the Jewish year. Enjoy stories, singing, arts, cooking, playing and more!

*We know that infant and toddler schedules can be tough. Come when you can and stay as long as you'd like!*


Location:
Jewish Enrichment Center
5200 S. Hyde Park Boulevard
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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JUF Young Families Celebrates Passover

Sunday, April 5, 2020 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join JUF Young Families as we celebrate Passover! We're headed to Garfield Park Conservatory for an afternoon of Passover fun.

Location:
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago IL, 60624


Contact:
JUF Young Families
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4831


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The Get Together

Monday, April 6, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, April 10, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, April 10, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, April 13, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, April 17, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Bim Bam Baby | Tots | N. Suburbs

Friday, April 17, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, May 15, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents. Best for babies 12-24 months.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Bim Bam Baby | N. Suburbs

Friday, April 17, 2020 11:00 AM - Friday, May 15, 2020 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents. Best for babies 3-12 months.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, April 17, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a fun and casual event that is lively and musical—and tailored to young, energetic kids. Tot Shabbat will include songs, stories, movement, a snack, and free play. And coffee for you! This month, our focus will be music as we lift our voice in song and create a musical instrument. No RSVP is needed, and families of all types and backgrounds are welcome.

Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, April 18, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, April 20, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Connecting the Expecting | City

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:30 PM - Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Expectant parents at similar stages of life will gather to socialize, share resources and discuss issues pertaining to being pregnant and preparing for parenthood. This group is open to expectant single moms and couples (LGBT couples welcome) who are expecting the birth or adoption of their first baby, in which at least one member of the couple is Jewish. Each group will have a Shabbat dinner to get to know one another and meet 4 times for dinner and programs.

Each session will include a guest speaker and topics will include newborn basics, adjusting to new roles as parents, Jewish baby rituals and must have baby products.

The next group is best for parents due June-August.

*Shabbat dinner 5/8/20*


Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Jewish Broadway Storytime | Movers & Walkers | N. Suburbs

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your mover/walker as our littlest Broadway fans are introduced to show tunes, characters and stories while Broadway musicals are brought to life by Stages Performing Arts.

Each class incorporates activities that are designed to support your little one's physical, cognitive, social-emotional and language development. An age appropriate Jewish story and snack time will be included at the end of each class.


Location:
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Jewish Broadway Storytime | Babies | N. Suburbs

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:00 AM - Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your baby as our littlest Broadway fans are introduced to show tunes, characters and stories while Broadway musicals are brought to life by Stages Performing Arts.

Each class incorporates activities that are designed to support your little one's physical, cognitive, social-emotional and language development. An age appropriate Jewish story and snack time will be included at the end of each class.


Location:
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Scribble, Drip & Play | N. Suburbs

Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:30 AM - Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a fun morning as your child explores child-safe art materials in a playful and creative environment...outside of your home! Scribble, Drip and Play is designed as a tactile, hands-on class where mess and fun is encouraged. The class time includes snack and time to socialize.

Location:
Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie IL, 60076


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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New Moms Connect | City

Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:00 AM - Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

New Moms Connect is a program for new mother's with infants 0-6 months old to meet weekly and have an opportunity to discuss or learn about meaningful topics such as sleeping, changing family relationships, and speech and language development in infants. The program will culminate with a family Shabbat dinner.

Location:
Chicago Sinai Congregation
15 W Delaware Place
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, April 24, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, April 24, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


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JCYS Yoga | City

Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:30 AM - Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your tot in a fun and interactive class consisting of classic yoga poses through developmentally appropriate play. This class will focus on coordination, flexibility, strength, balance, self-esteem and will have an overall emphasis of healthy and joy for parent(s) and child to experience together. This class is best for children 3-24 months. The first 15 minutes of our time spent together is for families and parents to connect. The yoga portion will begin at 9:45 am.

Location:
JCYS Wicker Park
2129 W. North Avenue
Chicago IL, 60647


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, April 27, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, May 1, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Shabbat With a Twist

Friday, May 1, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the 1 of every month between 2/7/2020 - 6/19/2020)

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Friday, February 7 and 21, 2020 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Families with children up to Pre-K join us to sing, hear a story read by our clergy and twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. All are welcome, open to the community - free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eleanor Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, May 1, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 2, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sunday School Try Out at Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation

Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 9/22/2019 - 5/3/2020)

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School with your child joining their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in 1st through 10th Grade Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more. Everyone is welcome at our events so you can meet us for yourself — no charge and with no expectation of a commitment. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation celebrates Jewish identity and culture by replacing worship with a belief in human responsibility and equality – for us, it’s about people, not prayer.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Rd (park/enter through east/back)
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer, Youth Education Director
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, May 4, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, May 8, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, May 8, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, May 11, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, May 15, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Tot Shabbat

Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a fun and casual event that is lively and musical—and tailored to young, energetic kids. Tot Shabbat will include songs, stories, movement, a snack, and free play. And coffee for you! This month, our final Tot Shabbat of the program year, we will focus on our feelings, spirit, and soul. No RSVP is needed, and families of all types and backgrounds are welcome.

Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, May 18, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Sprout Shabbat Adult-Tot Program

Friday, May 22, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 10/4/2019 - 5/22/2020)

This class provides time for toddlers and parent/caregiver to spend a relaxing morning together in a warm, stimulating setting, with other children and a nurturing teacher. Art experiences, songs, and stories are offered, as well as an opportunity for exploration and play in a classroom and playroom. Jewish holiday songs and Judaic theme activities are introduced. This class offers a great opportunity for families to meet each other and share experiences. Shabbat is celebrated each week. Registration required.

Location:
303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Shelli Patt
spatt@jrc-evanston.org
847-328-7678


Register Online

Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, May 22, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, May 25, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Family Shabbat celebration

Friday, May 29, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Friday, between 9/6/2019 - 5/31/2020)

Our family Shabbat celebration is an energetic, musical worship experience for families with young and school-age children. It includes English and Hebrew prayers and songs and is open to anyone that would like to attend. At the end of this casual, accessible service we gather our entire community to light candles, make Kiddush, and say the family blessing together.

Family Shabbat celebrations occur each Friday September through May that Shoresh meets. Check our calendar at https://www.kamii.org/cal for the full schedule.


Location:
KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd
Chicago IL, 60615


Contact:
Lauren Reeves, KAM Isaiah Israel
lreeves@kamii.org
773-924-1234


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 30, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Shabbat With a Twist

Monday, June 1, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the 1 of every month between 2/7/2020 - 6/19/2020)

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Friday, February 7 and 21, 2020 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Families with children up to Pre-K join us to sing, hear a story read by our clergy and twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. All are welcome, open to the community - free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100.

Location:
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eleanor Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, June 1, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

The Get Together

Monday, June 8, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/27/2020 - 6/8/2020)

The Get Together provides an opportunity for parents to meet with other parents with young children. Parents share ideas and concerns with each other and to professional staff while their children play and explore together.

The Get Together will not meet on the following Mondays: 112/23/19; 12/30/19; 1/20/2020; 4/13/20; 5/25/20.


Location:
Virginia Frank Child Development Center, Abe & Ida Cooper
6639 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Mollie Reed, M.Ed
MollieReed@JCFS.org
773-765-3100



Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Anshe Emet Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 27, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 1/11/2020 - 6/27/2020)

Shalom Shabbat is Anshe Emet's well-loved Shabbat morning service for children 4 and under and their families, every Shabbat morning at 11am. Join us for singing, dancing with the Torah, great stories, and Kiddush. Kiddush Lunch always follows a little after noon. Stay and hang out. 11AM-noon every Shabbat. Babysitting available for kids 18 mo and up starting at 9:30am.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

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