Emanu-El Downtown

Play. Explore. Learn.

Temple Emanu-El is proud to present Emanu-El Downtown, a new satellite location to connect with and serve families with babies, toddlers, and young children in downtown neighborhoods including Chelsea, the West Village, TriBeCa, and the Flatiron. Emanu-El Downtown will offer educational programs, special events, drop-in classes, and holiday celebrations for young families.

Fall 2022 Classes and Workshops

Let’s Play!  |  Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am – 10:30am
Our unique 2s program will encourage little ones to explore and share new experiences with friends. Includes free registration to Shabbat Together.

New Parents Group   |   Thursdays 9:00am – 10:00am
A supportive group for new parents of children up to 12 months old.

Toddlers and Twos Group Thursdays 10:30am – 11:30am
For parents with children 12 to 21 months old.

Shabbat Together  |  Fridays 9:30am – 10:15am OR 10:30am – 11:15am
Join us for a little bim-bam and challah to get kids ages 12 months to 3 years into the Shabbat spirit. Through movement, music, and crafts, children and their parents/caregivers will come together as a community to celebrate Shabbat.

Musika B’Yachad | מוזיקה ביחד Tuesdays from 10:30am – 11:15am
Join us for an akhlah music class with Hadar Orshalimy. We’ll sing songs, play pretend, and have fun – all b’ivrit! For ages 18-24 months.

Religious School (Kindergarten – 4th Grade) Wednesdays 3:30pm – 5:00pm 
At our school, Jewish learning is always meaningful, relevant, and empowering. And we have a lot of fun! 

Early drop-off from 2:50pm. Transportation is available from many downtown area schools, including PS 3, PS 11, PS 41, PS 89, PS 343, PS 234, Grace Church, Avenues and VCS.

All programs are within the General Theological Seminary campus at 440 West 21st Street (between Ninth and Tenth Avenues) in Chelsea.
Downtown events and classes are open to Emanu-El members and non-members. No one will be turned away for financial reasons. Please contact us to make payment arrangements; we also have a limited number of full and partial scholarships available.

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