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

Upcoming Programs and Events...

Babies & Bagels
Sunday, March 24 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Families with children 2 years old and under and invited to join Max Handelman and Miss Aimee for songs, story and schmoozing. A great way to connect with other families with kids the same age as yours! The program is free, but Register here!


Little Builders: Winter Into Spring Series
Sundays | 9:15 - 10:45 AM

Beginning January 27, 2019, come be a part of the amazing community we BUILD at Anshe Emet. Families with 2-3 year olds dive into Jewish Experiences surrounding the celebration of Shabbat, connect with new friends and craft joyful memories. Each 6 week session includes one home-hosted class, which gives families deeper opportunities to play and connect. 
Next session dates coming soon!


Shabbat Services: 

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

First Friday Kabbalat Shabbat Davening & Dinner is doing something different in April...

AEShares Shabbat:

Join the entire Anshe Emet community for AEShares Shabbat. Host new friends in your home or be hosted by an Anshe Emet family. We’ll provide the challah to make Shabbat sweet.

For more information, contact Amy Karp:
773.868.5139 | [email protected]

Register for our April 5 AEShares Shabbat Dinner
Registration Closes on Saturday, March 23
We will accommodate late sign ups as best as we can but we recommend that everyone registers in advance.


Coming May 19...
Putting Jewish Values into Action

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. Classes meet May 19, June 2 and June 16, with optional social get-togethers on Memorial Day weekend and Shavuot.

For more information, contact Max Handelman.

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