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Shabbat and Holiday Celebrations for Young Children


Do you have young children in your life?


Want to share lively, engaging Jewish experiences with them in an open and diverse environment?

Join other families to celebrate at Jewish Gateways holiday events and Shabbat gatherings throughout the year, led by Rabbi Bridget Wynne and musician Joel Siegel.

We enjoy music, stories, movement, hands-on projects, yummy treats, and more in a relaxed environment, just right for young children and for families to connect with one another.


Photo by Mary DeShaw

These events are especially for families with children 1-5. Older and younger siblings are invited, too.

We also cosponsor a variety of family holiday events with other local Jewish organizations.

WHO: All are welcome, including interfaith, intercultural, LGBTQ, and adoptive families; people of color; single parents; and grandparents. No Jewish knowledge or experience is necessary. Feel free to invite friends!

HOW: Check back as holidays near for events. All events will be online while shelter-in-place orders so require,


Questions? Want more info? We welcome your email or your call at 510-545-9977.   

Jewish Gateways family Shabbat and holiday celebrations are presented in collaboration with:

Looking for Jewish experiences for children beyond preschool, or for ongoing Jewish learning? Check out Growing Together, our unique family learning program. 


Do you have children 3 or younger, including infants? Would you like to explore how to live with greater purpose and intention, as a parent and a human being, with other parents of young children? Check out Lox & Talks: Soul Food for Parents. 

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