JKidLA does its very best to bring you the most current information about school, camp and cultural programming for families in Jewish LA, however, it is always a good idea to confirm dates and times with the host organizations. Please note that some programs require RSVPs while others do not. Should you need assistance with reservations, have questions or need more information, please don’t hesitate to call; we’re always happy to help.

    • Temple Beth Am USY (7th-12th): Tuesday Lounge Nights!

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Tuesdays during the school year; 6:30-8PM; Temple Beth Am's award-winning Youth Department provides social, re ...read moreTuesdays during the school year; 6:30-8PM; Temple Beth Am's award-winning Youth Department provides social, religious, educational and service-learning programming for 7th-12th graders. "Where snacks, good company, movies, music, air hockey etc. are always available!" Free & open to all Jewish teens! (One can of food for SOVA or $1 for tzedakah is suggested.) Contact Person: Reut Sklar; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 652-7354 x212; Address: 1039 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035; Website: http://pressmanacademy.org/youth read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 652-7354 x212
    • Teen Wellness Workshop: Thriving in the Digital World

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 — Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills 90211 Thursday, January ...read moreTuesday, January 28, 2020 — Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills 90211 Thursday, January 30, 2020 — Temple Ramat Zion, 17655 Devonshire St., Northridge 91325 The advent of smartphones, apps, and social media have made the turbulent teenage years even more challenging for parents and their kids. As parents, we are often searching for help to navigate the unique stressors our high-tech world has introduced to the teen experience. Join us for a FREE parent workshop and Q&A with Digital Media Wellness Educator Julia Storm, MA and Founder of ReConnect, to learn simple research-based tips and tricks to support teens’ mental, physical, and spiritual well-being in the digital age. Topics include social media and self-esteem, online/offline balance, helping teens curate a positive digital footprint, and more. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and reservations are required — RSVP today! For more information, please contact [email protected]. Each workshop runs from 7:00-9:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and reservations are required. Sign up today read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8155
    • The Miracle Project Triple Threat

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Tuesdays, January 14 - April 24, 2020, from 4:45pm-6:00pm Ages:13+ (Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced) Locati ...read moreTuesdays, January 14 - April 24, 2020, from 4:45pm-6:00pm Ages:13+ (Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced) Location: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills Cost: $600 Participants will hone their skills and improve their technique in this process-based class. • Beginners: Rehearse dance routines while practicing rhythm, coordination, and gross motor skills. Learn and practice Broadway songs, solos and scenes to be performed at the end of the program. • Advanced: Rehearse dance routines while practicing rhythm, coordination, and gross motor skills. Learn contemporary and Broadway style choreography, vocal technique and performance, cold readings, auditioning and more. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Kol Tikvah Early Childhood Center & Preschool Art and Sensory Playgroup

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Tuesdays 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm If you want to introduce your child to the world of art, but do not know where to star ...read moreTuesdays 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm If you want to introduce your child to the world of art, but do not know where to start, come and join us! Each Tuesday, there will be play opportunities and sensory art activities. The children will be able to move freely through the space, spending as long as they like at each station. Participating in rich art experiences develops brain connectivity, encourages creative thinking and enhances language development. For more information contact Ana: [email protected] or 818-992-1960. Free parking in the rear - enter our parking lot on Del Moreno Drive (second driveway on the right.) Held at Kol Tikvah, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, www.koltikvah.org. read less
    • Miracle Project Social Skills Classes

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Using improvisation, theater games and role-play, students in our “Improv for Interaction” classes practice skil ...read moreUsing improvisation, theater games and role-play, students in our “Improv for Interaction” classes practice skills needed for positive social interaction. Participants will increase their capacity to focus, take and follow direction, and ease anxiety. These classes are neurodiverse and include neuro-typical peer role models - called “co-actors." The Miracle Project's social skills classes (vendor number PW7471) all have ongoingenrollment. Ages 5-7 - Sundays 12:30-2:00 pm in Santa Monica Ages 8-10 - Sundays 2:30-4:00 pm in Santa Monica Ages 11-13 - Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 pm in Beverly Hills Ages 14-17 - Wednesdays 3:45-5:15 pm in Beverly Hills Ages 18+ - Wednesdays 5:45-7:15 pm in Beverly Hills Ages 18+ (Jewish Themed) - Mondays 3:30-5:00 pm in North Hollywood Ages 18+ (Jewish Themed) - Tuesdays 5:00-6:30 pm in Beverly Hills For more information or to sign up for any of these classes, please contact Ryan Berman at [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Kadima Day School Presents: SCREENAGERS-Growing Up in the Digital Age

    • Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    • Description: Tuesday, January 28th, 2020, at 7:30 pm on the Kadima campus. We are hosting a screening of the film SCREENAGERS-Gr ...read moreTuesday, January 28th, 2020, at 7:30 pm on the Kadima campus. We are hosting a screening of the film SCREENAGERS-Growing up in the Digital age, a 67 minute, award-winning documentary about struggles over video games, social media, internet addiction, and academics. https://www.screenagersmovie.com/ This will be followed by a panel discussion with Sharon Arbel, Ph.D. & held on This event will have a ticket charge of $18 per person. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 346-0849
    • BBYO Meeting at CTJ

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: BBYO Chapter Wednesdays, 6 - 6:45pm Calling all Jewish teens, 8th grade and up! Come hang out with Barak BBYO every ...read moreBBYO Chapter Wednesdays, 6 - 6:45pm Calling all Jewish teens, 8th grade and up! Come hang out with Barak BBYO every Wednesday! Dinner will be served after and Noar will immediately follow. At meetings we play games, eat food, meet new people, and plan fun events! BBYO is an international teen-led Jewish youth group, meaning that teens are learning leadership skills, organizing events, doing community service, fundraising, and more. For more info, email chapter advisor, Samantha Goodman: [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Temple Akiba Playgroups

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: 6 weeks-11 months Wednesdays 9 am- 10 am 12-week session. Our classes are the perfect place to begin your journey a ...read more6 weeks-11 months Wednesdays 9 am- 10 am 12-week session. Our classes are the perfect place to begin your journey at Temple Akiba. They’re designed to meet the developmental and social needs of each child and to give parents and children a chance to play together as they explore indoor and outdoor environments with a wide variety of hands-on learning activities. All classes include time for free play, snack, singing, art, Jewish theme activities, as well as opportunities for parents to connect with others in our community. For more details, please contact Diane Germansky at 310-398-5783 or email at [email protected] 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, CA 90230 read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 398-5783
    • The Open Temple Welcoming Your Second Child

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: Wednesdays 9:30am-10:30am Join us for this ongoing support group focusing on welcoming a second child into your fam ...read moreWednesdays 9:30am-10:30am Join us for this ongoing support group focusing on welcoming a second child into your family. We will explore how to prepare your child and the various feelings and behaviors that can arise as well as practical management issues.For parents who have given birth to their second child within the last 18 months. $25/session or a series of 5 for $100. RSVP to [email protected] Website: http://opentemple.org/creative-torah-academy/secondchild/ read less
    • Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue Baby Yoga

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: Wednesdays at 9:30 am. For the first time in Malibu, BABY YOGA With Anat Phil-Golan For ages 2-18 months. Benefits ...read moreWednesdays at 9:30 am. For the first time in Malibu, BABY YOGA With Anat Phil-Golan For ages 2-18 months. Benefits of Baby Yoga: • Fosters one-on-one connection between parent and baby • Aids in gross and fine motor skills • Helps improve sleeping patterns • Helps digestion and relieves gas and colic RSVP 310.456.2178 24855 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265 read less
    • Contact Phone: (310) 456-2178
    • Skirball Cultural Center Story Time at Noah’s Ark

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: Wednesdays, 2:30 pm Listen as flood stories from cultures around the world are brought to life through the timeless ...read moreWednesdays, 2:30 pm Listen as flood stories from cultures around the world are brought to life through the timeless tradition of oral storytelling. read less
    • Friendship Circle: Basketball Club for Boys with Special Needs

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: Wednesdays, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 4, Mar 18, Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 22, Apr 29, May 6, May 13, Jun 3, Jun 1 ...read moreWednesdays, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 4, Mar 18, Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 22, Apr 29, May 6, May 13, Jun 3, Jun 10, 2020 From 6:30pm-8.00pm At Pressman Academy, 1055 S. La Cienega Blvd For more information or to enroll your child, email [email protected] or call 310-280-0955 Address: Pressman Academy: 1055 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035; Website: http://fcla.org read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 280-0955
    • Temple Judea Parenting Center

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: 2020 SPRING SESSION: January 27 – June 4 Baby & Me Class (2-12 months old): Fridays 11:00 am – 12:15 pm 2n ...read more2020 SPRING SESSION: January 27 – June 4 Baby & Me Class (2-12 months old): Fridays 11:00 am – 12:15 pm 2nd+ Time Moms Class (2-12 months old): Mondays 9:15-10:30 am In these classes designed for parents and babies, we strive to offer a warm, welcoming, and open environment. Led by licensed psychologists and experts in child development, we create a supportive space, introduce pertinent discussion topics, explore developmental milestones, and include music and movement for the babies. Early Toddler Class (12-16 months old): Wednesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am Middle Toddler Class (14-19 months old): Mondays 9:15-10:45 am Older Toddler Class (19 - 24 months old): Tuesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am Oldest Toddler Class (22+ months old): Fridays 9:15 – 10:45 am Our Toddler Classes focus on learning through inside & outside play, music & movement, art & sensory activities, and Shabbat & Jewish holiday themes. Shabbat blessings, songs, and challah are enjoyed every week. Our experienced teachers guide parents and children through creative and exploratory time, while also leading a short discussion related to parenting and developmental milestones. GRANDPARENTS CLASS 12-24+ months old: Thursdays 9:30-11:00 am Our Grandparents Class is designed to be a special bonding time for grandparents and grandchildren. In this class, we enjoy connecting through play, projects, and Judaism. It's a wonderful place for little ones and their grandparents to explore, create, and celebrate Shabbat together every week. For more information, please contact our Assistant Director, Sari Edber, [email protected] or 818-342-3840 x302 Temple Judea’s Parenting Center is a warm, nurturing, and supportive learning environment designed to provide a secure foundation in early childhood development. Parents and children attend classes together in order to create a unique bonding experience within our play-based classes. Our highly experienced early childhood educators help children navigate developmental milestones, encourage social/emotional dynamics, and learn to love coming to school. While children are playing and exploring, parents participate in discussions with peers and teachers. Everyone has the opportunity to make lifelong family friends as a part of the synagogue community. 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356 http://www.templejudea.com read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840 x302
    • Kol Tikvah Early Childhood Center: Parent and Me Play Group

    • Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    • Description: Wednesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm A wonderful opportunity for you and your child to meet people with similar experiences. ...read moreWednesdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm A wonderful opportunity for you and your child to meet people with similar experiences. Classes incorporate playtime, discussions, songs, stories, music and smiles! The friendships you make start here and will last a lifetime. For more information Contact the ECC office 818-992-1960 or [email protected] read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 992-1960
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle Presents: Miracle Sports League

    • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    • Description: Thursdays, January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19, April 1, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, and June 4, 2020 Ti ...read moreThursdays, January 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19, April 1, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, and June 4, 2020 Time: 4:45-5:45 p.m. Ages: 6+ Under the direction of an experienced sports coach, children with special needs are able to interact with our teen volunteers while enjoying a wide range of mainstream sports such as basketball, soccer, and handball. The weekly nature of this program throughout the year enables children to build up their motor skills and hand-eye coordination while having fun on the court. No fee. Prior reservations required. For more information please call (818) 865-2233. Oak Park Community Center: 1000 Kanan Rd., Oak Park, CA 91377. http://www.friendshipcircleca.org read less
    • Contact Phone: (818) 865-2233
    • Temple Judea Early Childhood Center Tour

    • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    • Description: January 30, February 11, 27, March 12, 24, April 23, May 7, 19, 2020, at 9:30 am. Description: This tour is an oppo ...read moreJanuary 30, February 11, 27, March 12, 24, April 23, May 7, 19, 2020, at 9:30 am. Description: This tour is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet our ECC director, Lisa Whitman, and visit our school. You will have a chance to visit the classrooms, see our beautiful campus, and learn about what our Nursery School and Parenting Center have to offer. Tours are for adults only and are about 1 hour. Please call the office at 818-342-3840 to reserve your spot for a tour Contact Email: [email protected] For more information, please visit our website http://www.templejudea.com/learn/early-childhood-center/ Contact Email: [email protected] Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840 For more information, please visit our website www.templejudea.com Address: Lindley Avenue, Tarzana, CA read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840
    • Temple Beth Hillel TOTS AND TRADITIONS (1 - 2.5 years)

    • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    • Description: THURSDAYS 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. $560 for 18 classes paid in full ($36 for classes paid individually) Dec 19, 20 ...read moreTHURSDAYS 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. $560 for 18 classes paid in full ($36 for classes paid individually) Dec 19, 2019,Jan 9, 16, 23, 2020. We are so happy to introduce the class, Tot and Traditions! This class is a special opportunity to share in the joys of Jewish traditions together with your child through music, art, and cooking projects. We will sing songs and read stories that are sure to get your toddler excited about Judaism! Each family will even get to make their own mezuzah and tzedakah box! Every week, we will sing the Shabbat blessings and enjoy challah as we engage in discussions about parenting and developmental topics. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue Presents: Hand in Hand

    • Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    • Description: Meetings are every Thursday from 4-5:30PM. Hand in Hand is an inclusion program that integrates youth of all abilit ...read moreMeetings are every Thursday from 4-5:30PM. Hand in Hand is an inclusion program that integrates youth of all abilities in an after school social program. Our program provides young adults with special needs an opportunity to socialize with mainstream peers, learn new skills, and have fun. One of the biggest challenges for children with special needs is to find appropriate programs that provide the support they need as well as opportunities to expand their world in a safe and fun environment, and our “buddy program” addresses those needs. We meet regularly every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and at other times for special field trips. read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 456-2178
    • Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue Presents: Hand in Hand Kids!

    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Description: Join us Fridays from 2-3pm. Hand in Hand Kids is designed for children 3- 8 years old. For children of all abilities ...read moreJoin us Fridays from 2-3pm. Hand in Hand Kids is designed for children 3- 8 years old. For children of all abilities to develop friendships, strengthen motor skills and engage in a variety of creative activities in an inclusive social setting. Our buddy system pairs children with special needs with the same-aged peers, to encourage long-lasting friendships that enhance each other's lives. The peers that participate in the program receive specific training and guidance. Directed by Cantor Marcelo Gindlin. Building a foundation of friendships that will last a lifetime! read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Leo Baeck Temple: Side By Side Shabbat Parent and Me

    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Description: Seedling Infant and Toddler Classes: Side-by-Side Shabbat (Fridays January 10 – June 5) offers a fun way for paren ...read moreSeedling Infant and Toddler Classes: Side-by-Side Shabbat (Fridays January 10 – June 5) offers a fun way for parents, grandparents and special friends to experience Shabbat through songs and blessings. These classes provide a warm, safe, and supportive environment for toddlers and parents and serve as a gateway into the Early Childhood Center program. Our school is certified by The First 36 Project, developed by the BJE and the Jewish Federation. Please contact Betsy Krut at [email protected] or call at 310-476-2274 to enroll. website: www.leobaecktemple.org/ecc/ read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 476-2861
    • Temple Beth Hillel: Transition

    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Description: TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 24, 2020. TRANSITION (2 - 2.5 years) Transition ...read moreTUESDAYS & FRIDAYS 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Friday, January 24, 2020. TRANSITION (2 - 2.5 years) Transition is designed for the child who will enter our ECE in Summer, 2019. This class makes the shift into pre-school a smooth process by introducing classroom routines and helping the child to become more independent. We will discuss and explore developmental topics in a small group setting. read less
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Temple Kol Tikvah Kabbalat Shabbat

    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Description: Friday, January 31, 2020, 6:30 pm Kol Tikvah Kabbalat Shabbat Service Come by and meet our congregants! Join us f ...read moreFriday, January 31, 2020, 6:30 pm Kol Tikvah Kabbalat Shabbat Service Come by and meet our congregants! Join us for a friendly and special evening led by members of our community. Enjoy socializing, coffee, and dessert after the service. Free parking in the rear - enter our parking lot on Del Moreno Drive (second driveway on the right.) Held at Kol Tikvah, 20400 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, 818-348-0670, koltikvah.org read less
    • Contact Phone: (818) 348-0670 , ext 214
    • Beth Shir Shalom's Baby and Me Kabbalat Shabbat

    • Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
    • Description: Baby and Me class for infants 6 months until 18 months of age. Friday Mornings from 9:30-10:30. Spend the morning pl ...read moreBaby and Me class for infants 6 months until 18 months of age. Friday Mornings from 9:30-10:30. Spend the morning playing and engaging with your child in a warm supportive environment. We will bring in Shabbat with songs, challah, and chaverim. Tender topics will be addressed and lasting friendship will be formed. Class is run by our ECC director, Robin Masnicoff 310 829 2517 read less
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 829-2517