WELCOMING: wandering Jews • wondering Jews • those of Jewish heritage • non-Jews • multiracial relationships • families • interfaith relationships • couples • adult children of interfaith families • Jews by choice • people of color • singles • LGBTQIA folks
We are committed to ensuring that financial constraints are never a barrier to participation. At the same time, we rely on tuition to sustain the program.
Parent(s) and first child: $1,100
Sibling discount! Each additional child: $1,000
Early Bird Discount! Register before August 14th for the Early Bird $100 discount!
Refer a friend! Refer a friend to our program and you and the friend will EACH receive $100 off the cost of tuition.
Payment plans: Tuition may be paid in installments.
10:00 - 10:30 am: We’ll join together as a group for Shabbat and holiday songs with our musician and introduce the big ideas of the day.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm: Your children will explore the topics of the day with their teachers through art, music, drama, stories, movement, and activities in groups organized by age and grade. Rabbi Bridget Wynne will lead the adults in meaningful learning and conversation on the day’s topics.
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: Adults and children come together to share about the morning's experiences. We’ll conclude with blessings, challah, and juice!
If you'd like to learn more, contact Rabbi Educator Stephanie Kennedy at email@example.com or call at 510-859-7866.
Growing Together FAQ
• What grades is Growing Together for?
Growing Together is for pre-schoolers to 5th graders.
• My child is in middle school. Is there something like Growing Together for them?
As of 2023, Jewish Gateways has a B-Mitzvah* program specifically for 6th and 7th graders.
• What days does Growing Together take place?
Growing Together takes place every other Saturday morning beginning Saturday, September 9, 2023. See our calendar on this page.
• Does tuition need to be paid right away?
Absolutely not. Tuition can be paid in installments. We also have financial aid available for those who qualify.
What Parents Have Said...
"The learning and community my family has established together are a rare treasure."
"We are constantly amazed at the welcoming space for folks of every sort to access the material where they are."
"A welcoming, compelling program for our first Jewish community experience as a family."
"I found my spiritual home and my most special time in the week ... a level of honest sharing that is truly magical, safe, deep, and moving."
"It was with both excitement and trepidation that we first attended. We were delighted to find a warm, accepting space, a well-designed and developed (and thus engaging) program, and a lively, friendly community we are very happy to be a part of."