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jBaby Fit

Sunday, April 18, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Take a moment for yourself and come ready to move! Class will incorporate appropriate modifications for all fitness levels and is appropriate for all stages of pre/post-natal.

By incorporating appropriate breathing, pelvic, and core control, you will feel secure and ready to take on the physical challenges of motherhood and birth! Bring yourself and a yoga mat, but weights and your baby are optional to bring!


Location:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Connecting the Expecting, Cohort 27 - Virtual

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:30 PM - Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Expectant parents at similar stages of life will gather to socialize, share resources and discuss issues pertaining to being pregnant and preparing for parenthood. This group is open to expectant single moms and couples (LGBTQ couples welcome) who are expecting the birth or adoption of their first baby, in which at least one member of the couple is Jewish. Each group will have a Shabbat dinner to get to know one another and meet 4 times virtually.

Each session will include a guest speaker and topics will include newborn basics, adjusting to new roles as parents, Jewish baby rituals and must have baby products.

This group will meet for 4 weeks on the following dates: 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11 and a virtual Shabbat dinner on 5/14.


Location:
Your home via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Pre-Gan Gani

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:00 AM - Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a virtual Hebrew immersion learning play experience! This class, for babies, 6 - 24 months and their favorite adult will take place ALL IN HEBREW. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class. Everyone is welcome!

Location:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Orot Peaceful Parent Project

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 8:00 PM - Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Orot’s Peaceful Parent Project is a 6-week immersive group experience to teach, support and nourish Jewish parents during a challenging time. Learn how to meet the demands of these unprecedented times with greater love and ease.

If you have struggled with parenting in these challenging times, then this program offers you the opportunity to get support, teachings and direction that will deepen and enrich your parenting life.

This class will be led by Ashley Plotnick, an Orot Peaceful Parent educator. In addition to a Jewish educator, Ashley is also a therapist and trained spiritual director.

*Please note: this class will meet every Wednesday on the following dates: 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26


Location:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Shalom Bayit: Ask a Pediatrician

Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago's Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) Series is back! We are excited to welcome jBaby mom Dr. Finkle to answer all your burning questions and bring peace to your home and heart.

Location:
Zoom
Your House
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

Expectant Moms' Night (Not) Out

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:00 PM - Tuesday, May 25, 2021 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby's Expectant Moms' Night (Not) Out Series is the perfect way to build your new motherhood community, learn from experts and connect during the crazy world of COVID parenthood!

Location:
Your Couch!
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

Be Curious: Toddlers and Teva

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:00 PM - Wednesday, May 26, 2021 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join our experienced outdoor educators in our new natural outdoor playground for socially distanced exploration and Jewish learning.

Location:
Bernard Zell Natural Outdoor Playground
3751 N. Broadway St.
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Sticky, Slimy, Shabbat

Friday, May 7, 2021 11:00 AM - Friday, June 11, 2021 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience Shabbat during an engaging tactile and sensory experience. Feel, touch, and move as we engage in the wonder of creation through water play, rice, paint, whipped/shaving cream, and other mediums. Class will include all of the materials to create a fun, engaging, and educational experience at home along with an expert teacher to guide you in this sensory exploration. This class is best for ages 12 months– 2 years and a favorite adult.

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

“jBaby Chicago is so amazing and I can't thank JUF enough for their support. It truly connects people in ways we only dreamed of as we designed the concept for our class.”

jBaby Chicago Community Organization Partner