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Youth & Family Programs

Lisa Redisch, Director of Youth & Family Programs: (202) 882-7225 ext. 105


Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue┬« is blessed to have a vibrant and growing youth community. We have created a wide variety of programming, events, and learning that are aimed at our youth and their families, including weekly learning, Shabbat groups, and a vibrant summer camp. More information about our program offerings can be found here:

Anafim & Shorashim

Anafim is a Jewish learning program for 4th & 5th grade non-Day School students. In addition to providing a supplementary Jewish education, goals also include building and creating community among these students, and engaging them in serious Jewish learning. Curriculum is tefillah based.

Mondays 4:45pm-6:15pm
Register here

Shorashim is our after school program for children in Pre-K (3 years old) through 2nd grade. Join us on Thursday afternoons for Torah study, parsha exploration, games and activities, and more. 

Thursdays 4:00pm-5:30pm (3-year-old track begins at 3:45pm)
Register  here

Upcoming Events

All Events
  • Sunday
    Jun  9
    Dinner & Drash

    Sunday, Jun 9th 5:00p to 7:00p
    Join us for a Shabbat gathering for families with young children (pre-K and under), with a kid-friendly dinner and Shabbat-themed, age-appropriate educational fun with our clergy and staff.


For more information on our Youth & Family programs, please email our Director of Youth & Family Programs, Lisa Redisch, at


Planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Ohev Sholom?

Visit our Bar & Bat Mitzvah Planning Page for information and resources. Please contact our Executive Director at at least 12-18 months in advance so we can coordinate and reserve a slot for your child.

Wed, May 22 2019 17 Iyyar 5779