For beginning Jewish families
"J-Baby" is a Northern Westchester initiative that brings together families with babies through pre-schoolers to find ways of bringing Judaism into their everyday lives, while making social connections for themselves and their children.
Through regular events, outings, seminars and playdates, families who are just beginning the journey of raising their children and deciding on how to bring Judaism into their home, can meet and find friendships that will last a lifetime!
Friday, June 20th, 10:00am - Noon
Using seasonal and locally grown fruits and vegetables, learn to make and sample new healthy recipes the entire family will love. Hillary Mara, Family Food Educator, will share tips to make mealtime enjoyable, and ways to minimize stress while increasing shalom bayit (peace in the home)
Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville $10/Family
JULY and AUGUST EVENTS
Discover Camp Discovery
Friday, July 11, 10:00 - 11:30AM
Experience an array of activities including nature, music and playing in a giant sandbox. See firsthand why Jewish camp is so much fun!
JCC Camp Discovery, 500 Yorktown Road, (Route 129). Croton on Hudson, FREE
Grow & Play: Gardening and Water Fun
Thursday, July 17, 10:00 - 11:30AM
Join JCC Camp Bear Ridge for a morning of gardening and water play. We'll talk about the joys of being in the present moment and the patience involved in watching things grow.
JCC Camp Bear Ridge, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, FREE
Friday, July 25, 10:00 - 11:30AM
Come and join the backyard play-date. Rabbi Marcus Burstein from Jewish Family Congregation, will lead us in Shabbat songs. Address sent upon registration.
Shira's house, Katonah, FREE
Grover's Postcards from Israel
Thursday, July 31, 3:15 - 4:45pm
Grover's been to Israel, how about you? Come and see some video "postcards" from Grover and share your own Israel stories after "Mighty Muscle Movers" gym time.
Jodi's Gym, 25 Hubbels Drive, Mt. Kisco, $5/child (space limited)
Joys of Jewish Camp
Thursday, August 7, 10:00 - 11:30AM
If you haven't been yet, or want to come again...join us! Experience an array of activities including nature, music and playing in a giant sandbox. See first hand why Jewish camp is so much fun!
JCC Camp Discovery, 500 Yorktown Road (Route 129), Croton On Hudson, FREE
RSVP Cathy Deutchman at firstname.lastname@example.org
J-Baby is brought to our community by the Rosenthal JCC in collaboration with local synagogues, including the Upper Northern Westchester Kesher, and is funded by a grant from UJA-Federation of New York’s Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal.