Families

Kol Emeth Family Programs offer a warm and friendly atmosphere with a strong sense of community. Our vision of family and parent education is to encourage parents and other adults to grow on their own Jewish journey rather than simply observing their children’s experience from the sidelines.

Family Activities for those with Little Ones

Jewish Baby Network – Created in partnership by Congregations Beth Am and Kol Emeth, and serving the larger Jewish community of the Peninsula of the Bay Area, the Jewish Baby Network aims to engage expectant parents and new families in Jewish life. The Jewish Baby Network was created to share in both the joys and oys of having a baby.  While pregnancy, birth and babies can bring moments of awe and celebration, there are also times when parents to-be and new parents feel anxious, exhausted and alone. The Jewish Baby Network is here to connect new families to each other and the larger Jewish community, and to provide resources and education on how to bring the beauty of Judaism into a new family’s life. The Jewish Baby Network welcomes everyone, including interfaith families and those not currently affiliated with formal Jewish institutions.

Torah for Tots – for little ones ages 1-5 and their parents. Saturday Morning tot/family services followed by a kid-friendly kiddush, every Saturday at 11:15am.

Family Activities for those with Elementary School Students

First Fridays Shabbat – Monthly family Shabbat services and dinner. We enjoy guitar accompaniment during Kabbalat Shabbat several months of the year. Geared towards specific ages each month, but always open to everyone.

Hands on Sundays – Family Education workshops and field trips geared toward K-7th and their parents, open to everyone.

Holiday Celebrations – for families and people of all ages.

Everyone is welcome in our egalitarian Jewish community