Please join us Friday evenings at 5:30pm on Zoom for Shabbat blessings and songs with Morah Mindy!
Gan Shabbat and Shabbatini
Gan Shabbat, a program of children’s Sabbath services for nursery school age students and their families begins at Bet Torah on Saturday morning, October 3. This inter-active introduction to Shabbat songs, stories and prayers is held at 10:30, on Zoom, until further notice. When Gan Shabbat resumes at the synagogue, a kid-friendly Kiddush of refreshments will follow each service. (“Gan” is the Hebrew word for “garden”).
Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, Gan Shabbat services will be held on the first Saturday of each month on the following dates: October 3, November 7, December 5, January 9, February 6, March 6, April 10, May 1 and June 5. Parents and children, ages infant through Grade 2, are cordially invited to join this specially designed warm and welcoming children’s program.
In addition to Gan Shabbat services on Saturday mornings, a Friday evening Shabbatini Young Family Service also be held on Zoom at 6:00pm on Friday, November 13 and Friday, April 23. If the Shabbatini can take place at the synagogue, it will be followed by a dinner. All families are invited.
Other special children’s programs include the annual Havdalah in Pajamas on Saturday evening, January 30. Havdalah is the weekly end of the Jewish Sabbath. This special evening includes bedtime stories, songs, a family Havdalah service and a light dinner.