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Upcoming events for Young Families

Please join us for these upcoming events for young families – open to all! 

Shabbat Yeladim: Shabbat for Young Families

Join us the first Friday of each month (starting in November of 2022 and ending in May 0f 2023) from 5:30 to 6:30 PM for a fun Shabbat experience for families with children 2nd grade & younger at Temple Beth-El. Older siblings and grandparents are welcome to attend and participate.

The evening begins with complimentary dinner followed by age appropriate prayers, singing, story craft & oneg. No cost; RSVP requested each month for dinner.

Questions? Email Holly Hamburg,

Pre-K class on Sundays - Registration now open

Join us twice a month on Sundays from 9:30–11:30 am for a new Pre-K class to introduce Sunday School in a fun, supportive way. Stories, songs, crafts, and games in our beautiful early childhood light-filled classroom!  

Cost: $360 per student for Sept. 2022 through May 2022.

September 11, 2022 is the first session. Dates include:

September 11, 2022

October 2, 2022

November 6 & 20, 2022

December 4, 2022

January 8 & 22, 2023

February 5 & 26, 2023

March 19, 2023

April 23, 2023

May 7, 2023

Questions? Email Rabbi Ari Moffic,

Registration now open!
Registration is now online. Please Login to the Members Area and look for "Start School Enrollment." If you are a non-member, please email Holly Hamburg to inquire about membership.

Grown-Up and Me @ TBE - Registration now open


Join us once a month at Temple Beth-El from 9:45-10:30 am for a class facilitated by a veteran early childhood teacher, this experience will include music, sensory play and Jewish holiday celebrations! You can still join us even if you missed the first two sessions! Masks are required for adults and children ages 2 and above; attendees age 12 and older must be fully vaccinated in order to attend.

Cost: $30 per child (ages 0-3)


October 23, 2022

December 11, 2022

January 29, 2023

February 12, 2023

March 12, 2023

April 16, 2023

Questions? Email Rabbi Ari Moffic,

Registration now open!
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Broadway & Me Storytime 

Registration links will be available in August

Spend the morning with your 0-2 year old as our littlest Broadway fans are introduced to show tunes, characters and stories while Broadway musicals are brought to life by Stages Performing Arts. Each class incorporates activities that are designed to support your little one’s physical, cognitive, social-emotional and language development. An age-appropriate story will be included to give you a chance to socialize too. Come meet other parents with children similar in age! 


Session 1: Wednesdays, October 12 - December 7 (8 classes - no class on Wednesday, November 23)

Cost: $96 

Session 2: Wednesdays, January 11 - March 15 (10 classes)

Cost: $120

Session 3: Wednesdays, April 19 - June 7 (8 classes)

Cost: $96

Time:  9:30-10:30 am Movers & Shakers
           10:30-11:30 am Babies


Board of Jewish Education Early Childhood Center

Temple Beth-El is home to the Board of Jewish Education (BJE) Early Childhood Center’s Northbrook location. The BJE has been providing and developing Jewish preschool education since 1972, and their educators are trained in secular and Jewish early childhood education. The BJE prepares children to be successful for life… learners for life.  

Please contact Joanne Barston (onsite director) at (847)272-4455, or visit their website for more information.

Tue, June 28 2022 29 Sivan 5782