Families with children ages 8 and under are full participants in the life of Anshe Emet, and have a number of opportunities to socialize and engage in fun activities throughout the year. The Anshe Emet Young Families list serv is a tremendous resource for finding out what is going on at Anshe Emet and in the community, and to use as a great source of free baby stuff and babysitters and nannies and home repair recommendations.
Maxine Handelman is Director of Family Life & Learning and can be contacted at email@example.com / 773-868-5121.
Our programming is open to members and non-members of Anshe Emet—ALL are welcome!
Adults and babies 12 months and under join Max Handelman and incredible Community Experts for baby yoga, music, postpartum health, Jewish life with baby, and more!
We invite your family to invest in your values and in your journey towards creating a strong Jewish community together.
Memberships for families with children 5 and under who have never been Anshe Emet Members is only $360 and is only applicable for one year at this introductory price.
Contact Amy Karp, Director of Engagement and The Malkin Family Program Director, for membership questions firstname.lastname@example.org/773.868.5139
Families with children 4 and under are invited to join this interactive Shabbat worship experience with Max Handelman every Shabbat morning. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children. We will meet in Rose Crown.
Families with kids in K-2nd grade are invited to join us for this service which incorporates tefillah, stories and music. Children are invited to participate in the service in many ways, including reading Torah in English or Hebrew, and parents and children learn together. We will meet in Rose Crown.
Shabbat HaNoar Families with kids in 3rd-5th grade immerse in this musical service filled with traditional tefillah, music, discussion and learning. We will meet in Reich Room.
An ECE classroom will be open for 18 month-5 year olds, and the youth lounge will be open for kindergarteners and older. There is no fee or registration required for this service. Come enjoy our Shabbat services for families, and grab a little adult time in the Main Sanctuary or Rose Crown Minyan as well!
All of our stories can be found below, or at the Anshe Emet Religious School YouTube Channel.
Hannah the Joyful told by Max Segal Handelman from Anshe Emet’s Community Chanukah Celebration
(based on versions of an ancient tale by Nina Jaffe and Barbara Diamond Goldin)
Jewish stories told by your favorite storytellers: