Nursery School at a Glance

nursery school

Founded: 1951

Nursery School Director: Gabrielle Savoldelli

Director of Enrollment & Administration: Susanne Fischer

Phone: 212-507-9531

Office Hours:  8 AM – 2 PM (Monday – Thursday); 8 AM – 12 PM (Friday)

Location: 10 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065


  • 6 bright, air-conditioned classrooms
  • Two outdoor roof-top playgrounds
  • Large indoor playroom
  • Nursery School library
  • Kitchen
  • Access to sites within Temple Emanu-El, including the Ivan M. Stettenheim Library and the Bernard Museum of Judaica
  • Special holiday celebrations with temple clergy in our majestic Fifth Avenue Sanctuary


  • 100 boys and girls
  • Children must be 2 years and 3 months or older by September 30 to enroll
  • Temple membership is not required to apply or enroll
  • Limited scholarship money is available


  • Two-year-olds attend classes either two or three mornings per week
  • Three-year-olds have the option of staying three extended days until 2 PM
  • Four- and 5-year-olds stay four extended days until 2 PM

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