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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!

You can find out more information by joining J-Baby on Meetup.com and/or Facebook - or contact Cathy Deutchman at (914) 741-0333 x25 or email cathy@rosenthaljcc.org
See below for upcoming events 


Please RSVP to Cathy Deutchman (914) 741-0333 x25, cathy@rosenthaljcc.org, for all events.



Thursday, July 16, 3:30-5:00pm

Backyard Bubbles
The natural ability of children to experience awe and
wonder can get lost as we become adults. Enjoy the fun of
bubble play at this backyard play-date. Address disclosed
after registration.
Private Home in Mt. Kisco, $5/child

Friday, July 24, 10:00-11:30AM

Shabbat Shabooty
Kick off Shabbat with challah, a sing-along with
Rabbi Weiner, and an array of camp activities including playing in a giant sandbox.      
Camp Discovery
500 Yorktown Rd. (Rte. 129)
Croton-on-Hudson, FREE


Thursday, July 30, 10:00-11:30AM

Grover’s Postcards from Israel
Grover’s been to Israel, how about you? Come and see some video “postcards” from Grover and share your Israel stories. Enjoy playtime in the JCC playground.
Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, $5/child

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.



Wednesday, August 5, 3:30-5:00pm

Kool off at Kidville 
Hang out with your Jewish community and discuss great Jewish books for you and your kids. 
Kidville, 145 Kisco Avenue, Mount Kisco
$10/child, additional siblings $5
Minimum 8 kids.

Thursday, August 13, 10:00-11:30am

Joys of Jewish Camp
Experience a Jewish Camp first-hand.  There will be a variety of activities such as music with Rabbi Weiner, playing in a giant sandbox and games.
Camp Discovery, 500 Yorktown Road (Route 129) Croton-on-Hudson




jewish life contacts

Director of Jewish Life, Learning & Celebration
Cathy Deutchman
(914) 741-0333 x25