Baby and Toddler Programs

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Toddler Programs Flyer 2014

Baby Room Flyer 2014

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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
Winter Session: Jan. 10 - Mar. 21, 2014   (No class Feb.14th)
Spring Session:  Apr. 11 - Jun. 13, 2014

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
Winter Session: Jan. 6 - Mar. 24, 2014   (No class Jan. 20th & Feb 17th)
Spring Session:  Apr. 7 - Jun. 23, 2014   (No class Apr. 21st & May 19th)

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.


NEW Baby Room!

Check out our new Baby Room at the JCC East Bay. It is free. It is a place to relax and connect with others caring for young babies (0-12months).

Monday and Friday mornings from 9-10:30am. No fee, no registration required, just stop by if you can.

We welcome and serve families of all cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse configurations. We grow together in a supportive community that enriches all of our lives. 

Click here to view the event flyer!


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