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Toddler to Teen

Young Children

Empowering children to explore, discover, and grow.

Welcoming all who embrace Jewish family life.

Gan Elohim Early Learning Center

Since 1972, we have engaged children in learning, fostered joy in Jewish values, and built a community in which relationships last a lifetime.

Children engage in a mix of educational activities, art, music, hands-on projects, and plenty of indoor and outdoor play. Our Jewish teachings are core to our relationship-based curriculum, instilling the universal values of kindness, respect, and community.
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Lisa Scott
Director of Gan Elohim Early Learning Center

TBE membership is not required to enroll in Gan Elohim or participate in Families with Young Children events. We welcome children of all faiths and ethnic groups.


Community of Families with Young Children

Families with children ages 0-5, join us for events throughout the year. Older siblings are welcome, too! Enjoy Jewish holidays and festive celebrations designed to engage your little ones and build connections among families. Parents, participate in classes and programs to explore Jewish values in family life and build community at social events!

Select activities and programming are supported by The Jill Sisenwine Berger Fund.

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Cantor Josh Rosenberg
Director of Young Family Learning & Engagement


Upcoming Events

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Gather with a group of families with young children to celebrate Shabbat with stories, songs, fun, and family playtime. Enjoy a Shabbat breakfast nosh together. Member and non-member families are welcome.

Welcome New Baby

Congratulations! We would love to welcome your newest family member with a quick visit and special gifts.

Lisa Scott

Family Programs

Celebrate holidays with kid-friendly activities, engage in community service, dance to live music, use your creativity in art projects, enjoy bagels together… and come to just have fun with a group of parents and little ones!

Parent Programs

Participate in programs from Shabbat 101 to Parenting through a Jewish Lens. One-time programs and ongoing classes help parents find support, encouragement, and connection.

Grow at TBE

Gan Elohim and Families with Young Children are only the beginning! Temple Beth Elohim’s youth programming provides toddlers to teens and their families with opportunities to engage in Jewish life at TBE and in the broader Jewish community.

From learning programs to social events to community service experiences, TBE Youth programs enable our children to engage with Jewish culture, traditions, and teachings in an age-appropriate way.
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