Families with young children - Come check us out!
There is always something happening at North Shore Congregation Israel for families with children ages 0-5. Introduce young children to the celebration of Jewish Life through our interactive happenings for toddlers and their families. Throughout the year, we offer many opportunities for families to play, pray and socialize together.
PJ Library has come to North Shore Congregation Israel!
Click HERE to learn how to receive free, high quality Jewish children’s books and music for your 6 month-8 year old*.
Sundays through August 20, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
North Shore Congregation Israel, JBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Folk Music invite you to spend your Sunday mornings at Wiggleworms! The class will be held at the Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Road, Glencoe. The class will include Jewish songs and dancing with your little one (0-24 months) and is a great way to connect with other families in the North Shore! Registration is required. Questions? Contact Susan, [email protected], or 847-835-0724.
Strollers, Stories & Celebrations
Friday, September 8: High Holy Days, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Stories, songs, movement and more! Celebrate Shabbat & Jewish holidays with your little ones at our free monthly drop in program. his is a FREE event for children 0-3, and a great way to meet other local parents, grandparents & caregivers. Come to one or all Friday sessions. Light refreshments served. Open to the community. All are welcome. All Sessions are held at North Shore Congregation Israel. Please park in the North lot and enter through the Education doors. RSVP encouraged. Contact Susan, [email protected] or 847-835-0724. Click HERE to view the flyer and see all upcoming dates.
Shabbat Enrichment Class
Join Early Childhood Jewish Educators at the Takiff Center on Fridays to celebrate Shabbat and Jewish Holidays. Each week, students will enjoy games, stories, songs, craftss, and challah. NSCI clergy drop in to lead our Shabbat celebration. Four year olds attend 10:00 am -11:30 am, Three year olds attend 11:30 am - 1:00 pm September 15- December 22. $275 for 11 sessions Questions or to register, contact Susan Ellenby, [email protected].
To RSVP for any of these events, or if you have questions or would like more information about events and activities for young children at NSCI, contact Susan Ellenby, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, at [email protected] or 847-835-0724 ext. 615.