Programs by Name

Check out our full listing of programs below!

Beginners at Rodeph Sholom School

For children who were born 9/1/2019 to 12/31/2019

Beginners at Rodeph Sholom School is an early learning program offered to children who are not yet enrolled in school, but are ready for a separated and more structured school experience.

In-person

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Email Debbie Semmel with questions

Learning Together

For children 12 – 30 months (and their grownups)

Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and playtime in our mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Thursday/Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy.

In-person

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Maccabees in Motion: Soccer In the Park

For children 12 – 24 months

Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer experience combining Jewish concepts with exciting physical activity—come have a blast!

In-person

5 Tuesdays: June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
$200 for members / $225 for non-members

Summer Registration

My Sprouts Adventure

For children who turn 3 by September 30th

In-person

8 Thursdays: September 30 – November 18 at 3:30-4:30 PM
Members $320/Non-Members $360

Fall Registration

New Dads Drop-in Get Togethers

For children 6 weeks – 18 months

While your baby gurgles, naps, and cries, share a casual Shabbat brunch and conversation with Rabbi Greg Weitzman and other new dads and their babies.

Sprouting soon
Future dates will be announced soon.

New Moms Group

For children 0 – 16 weeks

Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol and Hannah Lavan, LMSW, this group will meet weekly to discuss what is relevant to you—recovery from childbirth, bottle- and breastfeeding, and the anxieties and pleasures of these early days during this unsettling time. Our conversation is grounded in Jewish values, but is open to all. Enjoy some social time and a safe space to discuss new motherhood. Let’s navigate this journey together.

Sprouting soon
Future dates will be announced soon.

PJ Library Story Time

For children 2 years and under

Join us as we come together one Friday a month as we get ready for Shabbat with stories, blessings and songs! Ideal for families with children 3 and under. Stay tuned for more information!

Sprouting soon

Fridays, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Registration to come.

Rodeph Sholom School

Early childhood - 8th grade

An independent school guided by Reform Jewish values, Rodeph Sholom School inspires each student in Nursery through Eighth Grade to love learning, act with responsibility, and engage in community. We educate the curious learners of today to become the purpose-driven leaders of tomorrow. Please email our admissions team with any questions you have at admissions@rssnyc.org and they will get back to you soon.

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RSS Day Camp

Rising threes to rising 4th graders

Kids need camp more than ever in Summer 2021! A warm community to come explore, discover and find new interests and passions! Swim time twice a day in our on-site outdoor pools!

In-person

Learn More about Camp

Register for Camp

Shabbat Dinner and Singalong

Our new Friday evening Shabbat Dinner and Singalong feeds the whole family in every way. Conducted monthly by Rodeph Sholom clergy, these family dinners allow you and your kids to get your Shabbat on before bedtime with songs, stories, and crafts. (Grown-ups even have their own special Kiddush—l’chaim!)

Sprouting soon
Future dates will be announced soon.

Sholom Adventures

Weekly or bi-weekly sessions for Pre-K – 2nd Graders

Meaningful, grown-up free fun!  Sholom Adventures offers your child a path of discovering what being Jewish means to them through dynamic engagement and community. Epic song sessions and dance parties, art exploration, and a variety of interwoven experiences give Adventurers the opportunity to be seen and heard by their teachers and a community of peers. This action-packed hour is a purely joyful addition to their day. Sholom Adventures is non-stop fun (with additional activities for the whole family) and bonus opportunities to learn about new ways to be part of our community for families and adults. Sholom Adventures is open to the community. Members receive discounted program fees and priority registration.

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Sholom Baby

For expectant parents and for children 0–12 months

Sholom Baby connects young families who anticipate or have recently experienced the birth or adoption of a child (newborn through 12 months of age) with Congregation Rodeph Sholom and the greater Jewish community, assisting in supporting and building social connections. When you sign up for Sholom Baby, you will receive a gift bag filled with fun and helpful gifts as well as information on parenting, Jewish resources for families, a gift from PJ Library, a Sholom Sprouts onesie and more! Let us know if you’ve recently had a baby so we can welcome you and your child with this special gift!

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Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

For children 0-3 years

Join Sholom Sprouts in our Zoom chapel for a family Shabbat morning experience with songs, stories, community connection, and more. Lovies and musical instruments are welcome!

Virtual

Every Saturday, 9:00 – 9:30 AM
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Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat in Central Park

For children 0-3 years

Celebrate Shabbat in-person with your Sprouts family and Katherine from Tkiya! Please RSVP as soon as possible as we have to cap each morning at 75 people. This program will take place outside with everyone masked and all physical distancing measures followed.

In-person

4 Saturdays in July, 9:00 – 9:45 AM
July 10: Register Now
July 17: Register Now
July 24: Register Now
July 31: Register Now

Wee Jam Sholom: Music in the Park

For children 4–15 months old

Mornings rock with Wee Jam Sholom—a fun and interactive singalong with a Jewish twist led by our friend Katherine from Tkiya. Each session is packed with singing, stories and more! Each child will receive their own shaker and scarves to use for the class. We hope to see you there!

In-person
Spring Sessions

11:15 AM–12:00  PM
Session 3: 3 Wednesdays: June 2, 9, 16
$120 for members / $135 for non-members

Spring Registration: Session 3


Summer Session

5 Thursdays: July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
11:15 AM–12:00  PM
$200 for members/$225 for non-members

Summer Registration