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Early Childhood

COVID-19 and the Parenting Center

We will be back for FALL 2022!

Our Parenting Center Programs

The Parenting Center is a warm, safe and inviting room for families to bring their children to play and find community. Here you will find age-appropriate toys in a cozy living room environment. CLICK HERE for our schedule of Parenting Center Programs. Be sure to check our website calendar as times/dates can change. If you want to receive a monthly email about activities going on at Beth Emeth for our families with younger children, contact Manya Monson.

K’TANIM ~ For Our Families With Little Ones

SUNDAYS at 10:30 AM!  

Join our clergy and Director of Lifelong Learning, Shara Siegfeld, as we create a community for our families with newborns to pre-school age children. Programming includes the celebration of the Torah and holidays through stories, music, crafts, schmooze, and a nosh! It's NEVER TOO EARLY to join our group!! K'tanim meets for five Sundays from October through April. Our program is free and open to the community.  Questions?  Contact Manya Monson.
(K'tanim is generously underwritten by Ilene & Chip Stein & Family)


A drop-in supervised playgroup at The Parenting Center on Sundays from 9:30 AM-Noon, when Religious School is in session. Parents, please join us with your child for bagels and coffee and meet some new friends. Our teacher, Jenn Steuer, along with teen aides, have crafts and toys on hand for infants through pre-school. This program is free and open to the community.  CLICK HERE to see upcoming dates on our website's calendar.

Free Babysitting for infants through preschoolers is available during Mazel Tot time in The Parenting Center for parents that are participating in other programming at Beth Emeth. Reservations are required no later than the Wednesday prior. Contact Deb Sokoler (or call 436-9761 x230) to make your reservation.

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

ARBA for Fours!

Have your little one join our early childhood teacher, Patti Decowski, twice a month where they can learn and play on Sunday mornings with fellow preschoolers. Our Arba students have the opportunity for specials such as music, art, storytime drama, and more. Our schedule can be viewed by clicking here to see upcoming dates on our website’s calendar. To inquire or register for the Arba class, contact Manya Monson or call at (518) 432-1392.

The Parenting Center on Shabbat

Our Parenting Center is available for families to use during Friday night and Saturday morning services. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Manya Monson or call at (518) 432-1392.

Sun, June 26 2022 27 Sivan 5782