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Youth & Young Families

Your connection to young families in our community


 Upcoming Programs 


Shabbat in the Park in collaboration with PJ Library

Friday, September 9 – 5:00-6:30 PM 

at Westmount Park


Join us for a pre-Shabbat picnic gathering in the park. 

For families with children. BYOP (Bring your own picnic).

Shabbat blessings at 5:30 PM with Shaar Clergy, Grandparents welcome. 

Free event. In the case of rain, the event will be cancelled.


Ice Cream Truck

Wednesday, September 14 - 4:30-6:00 PM

425 Metcalfe Avenue

Say goodbye to summer with a cold treat, and greet the holiday season by hearing the sound of the Shofar.

High Holy Day Family Experience 

Celebrate the birthday of the world with song and prayer. 


Advance registration required.

First come, first served.

Services will be one hour.


Rosh Hashanah 1: Monday, September 26 - 11:00 AM

In the Courtyard*



Rosh Hashanah 2: Tuesday, September 27 - 11:00 AM

In the Courtyard*



Yom Kippur: High Holy Day Family Experience

Wednesday, October 5 - 11:00 AM

In the Courtyard*

Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to spend time on the holiest day of the year singing, praying, and thinking about how we can fix our mistakes in the new year.



*In the case of rain the event will be moved inside to the Chapel

Front Steps Shofar Project 



An opportunity for teens to blow the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah for those who are elderly or restricted to their home. Contact us if your teen knows how to blow shofar and wants to participate.


Every teen who signs up will receive their own shofar.


Shofars are generously donated by Hessa and Donald S. Davis in loving memory of Donald’s brother Malcom Ian Davis z”l

Friday, September 30, 2022 5 Tishrei 5783