Families with Young Children

Temple Beth David welcomes families with young children to all services, as well as special services and celebrations designed just for them.  Young children and their families interact with our clergy and with each other as age appropriate learning begins.

Membership is not required and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.  Sign up for our Families with Young Children mailing list.

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Tot Shabbat

Wake up and celebrate Shabbat together with instruments, songs, a story, Oneg snack and craft activity on select Saturday mornings at 9:00 am.

Shabbat Dinner (5:45 pm) & Service (6:30 pm)

A family-friendly musical service for all ages on select Friday evenings!

Mazel Tots

Interactive, hands-on Jewish learning for preschool age children and at least one adult on select Sundays 9:30-10:30 am.


For any questions about temple life for families with young children, please contact Rabbi Karen.


Join us for six sessions of meaningful learning and memorable conversations led by Ronit Ziv-Kreger and Rabbi Karen Citrin. Onsite childcare is available. Parents from all backgrounds are welcome!  Click for more information and to register.

Cosponsored by Israel Action Committee and Brotherhood (Brotherhood Breakfast begins at 9:30 am – note new time)

Jonathan Cohen, President of the Cohen Camps, will speak about the roots of summer camping and how Jewish summer camping influences a child’s Jewish identity and relationship with Israel. His grandparents, Eli and Bessie Cohen started their first Jewish summer camp in 1935.