Baby and Toddler Programs

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Toddler Programs Flyer 2014-2015

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Toddler Group - Perachim (Flowers)

Now at Both Locations!

An engaging toddler and parent group (12-24 months old)

How can I help my toddler’s world expand? Excite their senses? Motivate their curiosity? Develop their motor skills? Learn and explore with your child through play, art, music, stories and Jewish rituals. Register online!

Perachim Berkeley
Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00am
Location: Berkeley Branch, 1414 Walnut Street
Fall Session: September 5th - November 14th (closed Sept. 26th)
Winter Session: January 9th - March 20th (closed Feb. 13th)
Spring Session:  April 17th - June 19th 

Join us for a free trial class!

Led by : Monika Clark has been a beloved preschool teacher at the JCC East Bay for eight years. She has worked professionally with children from infancy through kindergarten. A mother of a high school student, she is a great resource for parents.

Perachim Oakland
Mondays, 9:00 – 10:30am
Location: Oakland Branch, 5811 Racine Street
Fall Session: September 8th - November 17th (closed Nov. 10)
Winter Session: January 5th - March 23rd (closed Feb. 16th)
Spring Session:  April 13th - June 22nd (closed May 26th)

Join us for a free trial class!

Led by: Rinat Yellin is a musician and certified music and movement therapist. An Israeli, Rinat has worked with babies through elementary school children, both typically developing and with special needs. Rinat’s warmth and insights are appreciated.


Baby Group - Nitzanim (Buds)

Please contact Ruth Petersen Shorer if you are interested in learning more about programs and groups for Parents and babies.


For more information, please call 510-848-0237 x122 or email