We are an inclusive community that offers rich programming for children of all ages and their families.

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Tot Shabbat

Our incredibly popular, child-loved and parent-approved Tot Shabbat happens twice a month (1st and 3rd Friday at 6pm; see the calendar for specific dates).

Serving our youngest crowd – pre-school and younger grade-school children – Tot Shabbat brings the magic of puppetry to Jewish Education. Come and sing, dance and bless with Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman, Raizel the Camel, and her other fabulous puppet friends! The half hour service includes candle-lighting, sing-alongs with guitar drums and instruments, puppets and dancing with scarves.

The service ends with Kiddush and Hamotzi and is followed by potluck dinner. Bring a dish to share.

Please donate to the tot shabbat childcare providers through the donation page.

Youth and family programs

Please learn about our new Urban Shtetl.

Our Youth and Family Coordinator brings to life offerings for Chochmat families, including Family Chavurot, Family Learning Days, and monthly Youth Shabbat Services. With the support of the Education Committee and Chochmat HaLev leadership, the youth and family programs

  • Support families in building thriving community by strengthening bonds with other families, the CHL community and the broader Jewish community.
  • Empower parents to meet the challenges in raising their children with dynamic and progressive Jewish spiritual values.
  • Teach Jewish content relevant to daily life and foster well-rounded Jewish literacy for youth and adults in both home based and community settings.

Let us know if you are interested in getting involved.

Second Saturdays Youth Program

Second Shabbat of the Month

With Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Chochmat HaLev Youth & Family Program Director and Fayrn Borella.
Fun and educational Jewish program which includes Art, Music, Prayer, Dancing with the Torahs, storytelling, improv theatre and more!

Best for kids age 5-10.
Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8

Urban Shtetl Family Learning Day

May 19– 10:00am – 1:00pm
A Fabulous Day of Jewish Family Learning including music, food, storytelling, and special art projects.

Best for families with children preschool through grade
Open to All
More information here.