Our Community


When you join Temple Emanuel Preschool, you become part of a larger community. Join us!

Tot Shabbat

Every Shabbat @ 11:00 am for children under 5
Shabbat services – in the Sanctuary @ 9:30 am
Shabbat Babysitting – 10:00 am until Noon for children under 5 in the Housman Activity Room

Look out for our special Tot Shabbat services with Little Beats!

Taste of Shabbat Alive

Join us for a musical Kabbalat Shabbat service filled with SINGING, DANCING, and STORIES, geared specifically for families with YOUNG CHILDREN! After services, please stay and enjoy a delicious and complimentary Shabbat dinner with us – it’s a perfect place to meet other young families! This event is Open to the Community – feel free to bring friends! Please RSVP!

dsc_0249Dor Chadash

Temple Emanuel’s Dor Chadash group is for our youngest fans, families with children aged five and under.  Our programs include art projects, Jewish-themed stories, holiday celebrations, kosher kid-friendly snacks, and opportunities for parents and children to connect with each other and with Judaism in fun, exciting and energetic ways. All events are open to the Community! Join us!

Many of our programs are done in conjunction with our preschool.

We also offer on-going classes such as baby boot camp, little beats music class, stroller walks, parenting classes and more! For more information, please contact our Dor Chadash Coordinator Andrea Shapiro at (617) 558-8124.

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PRESCHOOL PTA

Temple Emanuel Preschool is fortunate to have a very active PTA. They help us build community, provide ways for parents to get involved, support teachers, welcome new students, host open houses, organize mitzvah projects and plan holiday celebration events.


giftofearlyedwfGift of Early Education

As a special incentive to Temple Emanuel members, we are offering a scholarship program to families who enroll for the first time, with up to $2,000 in savings.

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nextgen4Next Generation Membership

This year, Temple Emanuel has introduced a new membership category. Dues are voluntary for households with adults age 36 or younger.

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