Friday Evening Services

Shabbat Shabang:
Join us for family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat program geared toward families with kids ages PreK – Kindergarten. Features lots of singing, stories, and games. Led by Rabbi Jeremy Ruberg with special musical guests on the third Friday of a month at 6:00 pm.
Dates: 10/18, 11/8, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/13, 5/8

Family Kabbalat Shabbat:

Geared toward families with kids in elementary school, this service is another way to experience and enjoy Shabbat as a family. Filled with lots of music and participation by kids in attendance. Meets directly following Shabbat Shabang at 7:00 pm.
Dates: 10/18, 11/8, 12/13, 1/10, 2/14, 3/13, 5/8

Saturday Morning Services

COOL’anu Shabbat:
Join us for a family Shabbat morning service and program led by Rabbi Jeremy Ruberg and Rabbi Jeremy Fineberg on special dates throughout the year on Saturday mornings, from 10:15-11:15 AM.
Upcoming Dates: 
  •            11/2 – 3rd-6th Grade
  •             1/25 – K-2nd Grade
  •             3/7 – 3rd-6th Grade
  •             5/2 – K-6th Grade
*NEW* Shabbat with Matt
On scheduled dates, parents and kids ages PreK-2nd grade are invited to come at 10:15 am to “rock out” Shabbat style with our music teacher and known performer Matt Krass, also known as Matty Roxx.  A special musical experience not to be missed.

Dates: 10/26, 11/23, 12/7, 1/4, 2/8, 2/29, 3/28, 4/25, 5/16

*NEW* Club Shabbat for Kids

Come to synagogue and hang out with other kids. Each session will feature games, trivia, and activities all centered around having fun on Shabbat.  Special treats will be available for all who come. Meets on scheduled Shabbat mornings at 10:15 am.  Geared to kids in grades 3rd-7th but kids of all ages are welcome.

Dates: 10/26, 11/23, 12/7, 1/4, 2/8, 2/29, 3/28, 4/25, 5/16

Shabbat Book Ceremony:
On scheduled Saturdays from 10:15-11:15 am families are invited to join us for a lively grade level book ceremony and a learning family service led by Rabbi Jeremy Ruberg.
Upcoming Dates:
2nd Grade Siddur: 10/19
3rd Grade Book: 11/16
4th Grade Torah: 12/7
5th Grade Siddur: 1/4
6th Grade B’nai Mitzvah Book: 2/1

Questions?Contact Christiina Buchert at buchert@templeemanu-el.com or (201) 750-2959