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Parenting at Emanu-El


Parenthood is a monumental milestone, marked by joy and unexpected
challenges. Temple Emanu-El is pleased to offer the following programs for families with small children.





Parent/child programs led by child psychologist Dr. Juliet Cooper and Rabbi Amy Ehrlich offer discussion opportunities for parents and activities for children through weekly guided sessions. Please contact us through Parenting@Emanu-El to discuss participation in these programs. Click on the links below for more information.


Following is our schedule of WINTER/SPRING 2017 classes: 


EARLY TODDLER GROUP (9 months and up)
Mondays from 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM: January 30 through May 15 (11 sessions)
(No group on February 20, March 20, March 27, April 10 and April 17)
Fee: $775 for temple members, $850 for nonmembers
Complete our online registration »


TODDLER GROUP (1 year to 2 years) — SOLD OUT!
Mondays from 10:45 AM to 12 PM: January 23 through May 22 (13 sessions)
(No group on February 20, March 20, March 27, April 10 and April 17)
Fee: $1,200 for temple members, $1,325 for nonmembers


PARENT & CHILD GROUP (2 years and older)
Wednesdays from 9:15 AM to 10:45 AM: January 25 through May 17 (14 sessions)
(No group on March 22, March 29 and April 12)
Fee: $1,400 for temple members, $1,500 for nonmembers
Complete our online registration »


YOUNGER SIBLINGS GROUP (1 year and older)
Wednesdays from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM:
January 25 through May 17 (14 sessions)

(No group on March 22, March 29 and April 12)
Fee: $1,125 for temple members, $1,200 for nonmembers
Complete our online registration »


Interested in joining a new group
for children ages 3 months to 8 months?

Contact parenting@emanuelnyc.org »




We also offer “Baby Bop/Big Kids Bop: Jewish Music and Movement,” is a 45-minute program where families are introduced to Jewish holidays and simple prayers, a bit of Hebrew, movement and free play. Hadar Orshalimy, an early childhood teacher, expertly leads these small parent/child groups with her enchanting voice. This program is for children up to 2.5 years old.

Learn more »




Preregistration is required for all groups.
Classes must be paid in full before each session.

QUESTIONS? Send a message to Parenting@Emanu-El.
Please indicate the group in which you have interest.


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