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Kids, teens and families: High Holiday Programs and services

 

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

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Infant - 5 years old (with parent/guardian)
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 10:00 am - 10:45 am


Shevet Achim with Sabrina Friedman
Grade 1 - 5 | 6-10 years old (parents/guardians encouraged)

Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 10:00 am - 10:45 am

 

Kol Nidre for Families with Sabrina Friedman & staff
All ages with parents/families 
Erev Yom Kippur, 7pm - 8:15pm

Sabrina Friedman is the Director of Family and Youth Engagement for the First Narayever, and the director for all High Holiday children's services and programming. A leader in the downtown Jewish community, she is an educator, musician and performer. Sabrina is a trained social worker, and is also currently the music teacher at a downtown Jewish school.



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Programs for Everyone 17 and Under

We offer a variety of programs and childcare at the MNjcc. Our goal is to provide everyone 17 and under with age appropriate, educational, meaningful, and inspiring High Holy Day programming. Our staff is experienced and enthusiastic, and they are looking forward to meeting your children and helping them celebrate the High Holy Days together.

Teens & Pre-Teens:
Grab your friends and come check out this fun, exciting program for teens in grades 9-12! An alternative, fun and meaningful approach to your High Holiday experience. Check schedule closer to the dates for exact details.

N’Oorim with Narayever staff
Grade 6 - 8 | 11-13 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 10:00 am - 10:45 am

 

Teen Program with Narayever staff and our Shinshinim
Grade 9 - 12 | 14 - 18 years old

Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 10:00 am - 10:45 am


https://www.narayever.ca/_preview/thumbnail/142611_orig.jpgKids: 
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 11am, as late arrivals can be disruptive.

Any children not collected by their parent/guardian by 12:30 pm will be escorted by staff to the supervised lounge (info below), remaining there until the end of services or until collected by a parent/guardian.

Aleph with our wonderful teen Program Leaders
3-5 years old (parents/guardians encouraged to participate)
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 11:00 am – 12 noon *note earlier end time

Bet with our wonderful teen Program Leaders
Grade 1-2 | 6-7 years old (parents/guardians welcome)
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Gimmel with our wonderful teen Program Leaders
Grade 3-4 | 8-9 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm


Dahled with our wonderful teen Program Leaders
Grade 5-7 | 10-12 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Lounge
Lounge space will be available after Kids' Programming for quiet games, reading, puzzles and informal socializing.

Supervised Lounge with Sabrina Friedman/other staff, on rotation
Grade 1-7 | 6-12 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 12pm – end of services
And after Family Kol Nidre Service, 8:15pm - end of services on Erev Yom Kippur


Supervised Babysitting
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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.
Children must be signed in and signed out by their parent or guardian.

Babysitting*
Infant-3 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 9:00 am - end of services
Nursery, 1st floor, MNjcc

Childcare*
3-8 years old
Rosh Hashanah (both days) and Yom Kippur, 9:00 am - end of services
Nursery, 1st floor, MNjcc

*Babysitting and childcare are also available during Kol Nidre (6:30pm - End of Services) and Neila (5pm - End of Services).

Fri, September 21 2018 12 Tishrei 5779