Young Families

Anshe Emet is blessed with a strong, vibrant community of young families...

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 activites throughout the year. The Anshe Emet Young Families email listserv is a tremendous resource for finding out what is going on at Anshe Emet and in the community, and also for finding a nanny and swapping baby stuff.  To join, send us an email to:

[email protected] | Join our Facebook Group

Maxine Handelman is Anshe Emet's Director of Family Life & Learning and can be contacted at [email protected]/773-868-5121



First Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Davening & Dinner is off for the summer...

We'll be back on Friday, August 2, when you can join our young family service for  kids K and under, led by Rabbi Donni Aaron & Max Handelman, and engage in a Torah discussion about this week’s parsha at the spirited Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service for older elementary school students (grades 1-7), led by Rabbi David Russo. 

After Services, everyone comes together for a delicious community dinner, complete with veggie and gluten free options to boot! As always – our fabulous teen educators will be sharing story books with kids in small groups by age before dessert and play time in the gym.

Food allergies or restrictions?
We will accommodate Gluten Free and Vegetarian meal options; other allergies or restrictions will be handled on a case by case basis and we may not be able to accommodate the request.  Please list any allergy or dietary restrictions you or anyone in your party may have (i.e. allergies, gluten free, vegetarian) when registering. Contact Kim Carter for question menu/allergies at [email protected].

If this is your first time joining us, use the code 1stTimeFam when you register, and dinner is on us. We'll even set you up with a buddy family to show you the way. 

Registration coming soon for August 2, 2019

Shabbat Morning Services: 

Anshe Emet offers services every week for children of all ages. Click here for more information.


A Brand New Experience for Families with 4-5 Year olds!

You want your kid to be a mentsch? Don’t miss this opportunity to ground your family’s Jewish behavior in Jewish wisdom and learning. We will learn and we will do--together!
Classes meet at 12:30 PM on May 19, June 2 and June 16, with optional social get-togethers on Memorial Day weekend and Shavuot.

Click here to register today!

For more information, contact Max Handelman.

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