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Young Families


Ongoing programs for families with of all ages

See upcoming programs below—they will resume when shelter-in-place is lifted.

Mazel Tots 
Fun Sunday activities for children 5 years old and under. Mazel Tots meets at TBE.
Mazel Tots is fun activities for children 5 years & under with their families - members & non-members alike. Drop-ins are welcome.  Please bring a healthy snack to share. Go to the Mazel Tots page for the schedule of activities. Any questions? Contact Sarah Clarkson.

Beth El Bim Bam
Shabbat programs for families with children of all ages. Meet and schmooze with other Jewish families at a vegetarian family potluck Shabbat singing dinner and fabulous engaging Shabbat activities. The program is free and open to the public. Beth El Bim Bam programs meet at Temple Beth El. 
Go to the Beth El Bim Bam page for dates and activites.

Sponsorship Opportunity
The Young Families Project continues to offer FREE Jewish events for families with children. If you are interested in finding out more about our events, sponsoring, or making a contribution to our events, please contact Sarah Clarkson at sclarkson@tbeaptos.org.

PJ Library 
Sign up for Free Jewish books delivered to your home for families and children ages 6 months‒8 years old www.pjlibrary.org.

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PJ Our Way
Sign up for Free Jewish chapter books delivered to your home for children ages 9‒11 years old www.pjourway.org.

 

Haven’t sign up for PJ Library?
(FREE Jewish books for children ages 6 months 8.5 year olds)
Get books delivered directly to your home.

www.pjlibrary.org

Haven’t signed up for PJ Our Way?
(FREE Jewish Chapter Books for children ages 8.5-12 year olds)
Get books delivered directly to your home.
www.pjourway.org

Want to order a $10 Family Mitzvah Kit?
Click here:
 https://www.tbeaptos.org/form/family-mitzvah-kit.html

For more information about any of the above programs, please email Sarah Clarkson or call her at 831-479-3444 ext. 215.
 


Camp Kayetz

Jewish Summer Day Camp for children at Temple Beth El. To ensure the safety of our children and families, camp will not be held this summer—2020. Read more here!

 

 

Ongoing Programs will resume when shelter-in-place is lifted



Beth El Baby Bunch Monthly Jewish Baby Group
Quality social time with parents & babies birth to age 3. Mondays 11:00 AM–1:00 PM in TBE in the coffee lounge. Questions? Contact Sarah sclarkson@tbeaptos.org.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                          


Mazel Tots
Sundays, 9:45 to 11:15 AM. Mazel Tots is for children five years and under with their families. Members and non-members welcome. Free. Please bring a healthy snack.
                 

 


 

Challah Making
New Leaf Market, 1101 Fair Ave., on the west side of Santa Cruz. Make Challah with Temple Beth El's Young Families Project at New Leaf Market's west side kitchen. We will have helpers, all the ingredients and the recipe! Take home the dough to bake the simple one bowl recipe and a little challah to enjoy. The kitchen is at the back left corner of the New Leaf Market on Fair Ave. Bring your little chef(s) and the Shabbat spirit.  RSVP's to Sarah are helpful at sclarkson@tbeaptos.org.

Fri, September 25 2020 7 Tishrei 5781