This Jewish High Holiday Guide for East Bay families is sponsored by the Jewish Federation and The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay.
As Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot approach, we have gotten our hands on a rich number of events for family-friendly celebration and learning.
Rosh Hashana activities for kids
The High Holiday season marks the Jewish New Year and is a time filled with family, friends, and celebration. We wish you and your loved ones a sweet and happy new year! Here are some wonderful Jewish Holiday activities to share with your family.
At-home Rosh Hashanah activities
Rosh Hashanah customs from My Jewish Learning:
Suggestions for bringing the messages of the New Year home from synagogue
Thematic resources from Jewish LearningWorks:
We invite you to use the resources linked to enrich your understanding and observance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Coloring activity from Kar Ben Publishing –Rosh HaShana card
Yom Kippur Services for Kids
Sukkot Activities for Kids
Please read comments below this post where organizers of other events may leave details of their programs.
The Jewish Federation’s Sprout Initiative supports families in celebrating and connecting all year round. They offer two free programs for Jewish families in the East Bay: PJ Library and the Youth and Family Concierge.
PJ Library provides free, developmentally appropriate, Jewish books and music to children from six months to seven years of age. For more information or to sign up please click here.
The Youth and Family Concierge is available to help families with preschool through high school aged children explore Jewish life in the East Bay. Whether you are interested in learning about early childhood programs, religious school, teen engagement, or summer camp, or simply connecting with other Jewish families with similar interests we are eager to help. Email the concierge at firstname.lastname@example.org.