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Kids, teens and families: High Holiday Programs and services


We offer a variety of High Holiday programs, services and childcare at the MNjcc. Under the leadership of our Director of Family and Youth Engagement, Sabrina Friedman, our staff is comprised of strong teen program leaders, professional educators and parents from our community.

Services for Kids, Families and Pre-Teens
These are song-filled opportunities for families and kids to celebrate, learn, and pray together, under dynamic and creative leadership. (Suggested ages below).


As the Director of Family and Youth Engagement for the Narayever, Sabrina Friedman manages all High Holiday children's services and programming. A leader in the downtown Jewish community, she is an educator, musician and performer. Sabrina trained as a social worker and is currently the music teacher for multiple downtown Jewish schools. Sabrina can be reached at



Programs for everyone 17 and under

Many fun and educational programs are offered at the MNjcc. Our goal is to provide children and teens with age appropriate, meaningful, and inspiring High Holiday programming. Our staff is experienced and enthusiastic, and they are looking forward to meeting your children and helping them celebrate the High Holidays together.

Programs include age-appropriate activities take place in the classroom areas upstairs at the MNjcc. These provide fun opportunities for your children to interact with their peers while learning about Jewish topics related to the High Holy Days. All children will get the chance to hear the shofar on Rosh Hashanah Days 1 and 2. Please ensure your children arrive at their programs by the sign-in time (above), as late arrivals can be disruptive.


& Childcare

Under the direction of Julie Tepperman, babysitting and childcare provide supervised, informal socializing and playtime for children who need a break. Weather permitting, we will also have access to the natural playground. 

Sat, June 23 2018 10 Tammuz 5778