Early Childhood

Our Parenting Center Programs

The Parenting Center is both a space as well as all early-childhood programming at Beth Emeth. As a "space," The Parenting Center is a warm and inviting room set up for our young families to bring their children. There are age appropriate toys in a living room type of environment.  CLICK HERE for our 2016-17 Schedule of Parenting Center Programs. Be sure to check out web site calendar as times/dates can change.


WE'VE MOVED TO SUNDAYS at 10:30 AM!  This is our Torah/Holiday based program for parents and their pre-schoolers. Cantor Schechtman and Staff will be  leading us in a celebration of Shabbat through stories, music, dance, crafts and a yummy nosh. This program is free and open to the public. CLICK HERE for our 2016-17 Schedule. You should check our web site calendar as well in case there are any changes. Pre-registration is required by contacting Deb Sokoler at 436-9761 x 230 or  dsokoler@bethemethalbany.org This program is generously underwritten by the Stein Foundation.


Coffee and tea and a relaxed Parent get-together with their baby and/or toddler. Teacher, Emily Marynczak facilitates talks that focus on a wide variety of parenting issues. There is a fee for this weekly class and the class is open to the community. This is not a regularly scheduled class. For more information contact Deb Sokoler at 436-9761 x 228.


A drop-in program at The Parenting Center on most Sundays from 9:30 AM - Noon, that Religious School is in session (see web site calendar). Join us for bagels and coffee and meet some new friends. Our teacher, Jenn Steuer, has crafts on hand for pre-schoolers and there are age appropriate toys for children of all ages. This program is free and open to the community.  CLICK HERE for our 2016-17 Schedule.

Hope you can join us! Questions? Contact Deb Sokoler (Mazel Tots is generously underwritten by the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Emeth.)