SF Chapter

Meet Our JBN SF Program Manager!

Alyssa Zagorie brings tremendous warmth, creativity, energy and enthusiasm to our SF chapter. With a background in marketing and a strong commitment to volunteering, she is a wonderful asset to the Jewish Baby Network team. She and her family recently moved to SF from Seattle, and she is enjoying connecting with new families in the area.

Playdate with JBN SF at the Botanical Gardens!

Back by popular demand, this Wednesday we will be bringing back our Park Playdates! We will be meeting at the Botanical Gardens from 2:30-4pm. The North/Friend Gate entrance on Martin Luther King Jr Drive usually has tons of street parking available. We will set up a couple of blankets with toys near the Main Gate entrance on 9th Ave. Snacks and water provided!

Botanical Gardens
1199 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
Wed, May 3rd, 2:30-4pm

Join JBN SF for a Drum Cafe Musical Event!

We are joining forces with our friends at Beth Sholom, PJ Library,and Interfaith Family to bring you a unique musical opportunity to practice rhythm and have fun with your child on Saturday May 13th. There’s no need to RSVP, and there will be drums and food for everyone! The event is from 11:15am-12pm and a free Kiddush lunch will be served at noon. We will have JBN goodie bags for the first 24 families! For more information about Drum Cafe click here.

“Drumming is something everyone, and every culture can relate to. The first thing you hear when you come into this world is the beat of your mother’s heartbeat. Drumming relaxes, energizes and motivates in a way most team building companies cannot explain.” ~DrumCafe

Drum Cafe
Beth Sholom

301 14th Ave 
San Francisco, CA 94118
Sat, May 13th
Event: 11:15am-12pm

Lunch: 12pm

Havdalah PJ Party with JBN SF and Emanu-El!

We are teaming up with our friends at Congregation Emanu-El, PJ Library and Interfaith Family to bring you a Havdalah PJ Party on Saturday, May 20th. Join us from 4-5:30pm for music, pizza, dancing, playing, and Havdalah. Come dressed in your best PJs! Register so we know your family is coming. Thiis event is FREE. We will have JBN goodie bags for the first 24 families! Register here.

Havdalah PJ Party
Congregation Emanu-El

2 Lake Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
Sat, May 20th, 4-5:30pm


Join JBN SF Today!

Go to our Membership page to join.

Welcome Bags for New Members!

We have Shalom Bags filled with goodies for you and your little ones! I will have them on hand at our playdates, so make sure to pick one up. It is our way of saying thank you for being a member and welcome to our community! If you can’t make it to a playdate and you would like a bag, please email me here and we can schedule a time to meet up.

New JBN SF Facebook Page!

The SF Chapter of the Jewish Baby Network now has a Facebook page! It is called: Jewish Baby Network SF. Come and find us, like us and follow us! Click on the tab above to be sent to our page.

Tot Shabbat Programs in SF!

Tot Shabbat and Sing Shalom Family Programs with Or Shalom
625 Brotherhood Way,San Francisco CA 94132
Or Shalom Jewish Community welcomes all families with young children to attend our monthly Tot Shabbat and Sing Shalom Family Program events! Both programs are led by Rabbi Katie Mizrahi and beloved Bay Area children’s musician and early childhood educator Alison Faith Levy. http://www.orshalom.org

Or Shalom Tot Shabbats begin at 5:30pm and are followed by a family-friendly catered Shabbat dinner and blessings with the Or Shalom community. Upcoming Tot Shabbat dates: February 10 (special Tu B’Shevat program with a full seder dinner and presentations by our Bet Sefer students), March 10 and April 14.

Sing Shalom Family Program begins at 10:00am on monthly Sunday mornings and features a lively and welcoming way to bring Judaism into your family with singing, movement, art projects, stories, and bagels & cream cheese! Upcoming Sing Shalom dates: February 12, March 12 (Or Shalom Purim Festival), April 2 and April 30.

Shabbat Mishpacha with Sherith Israel
2266 California St, San Francisco, CA 94115
A brand new Shabbat morning designed for kids 5 and under and their families and friends!  Everyone welcome!! 11 am — fantastic musical Shabbat service for kids and adults — led by Cantor Frommer and Rabbi Graf. Followed by lunch.18$/family. RSVP REQUIRED. Sat Feb 25https://www.sherithisrael.org/event/shabbat-mishpachah.html

Shabbatot at Sha’ar Zahav
290 Dolores St, San Francisco, CA 94103
New community-based, music, song, and story-filled Shabbat service and dinner. 3rd Friday of the month at Sha’ar Zahav, 6pm. An inter-generational dinner will be served at 6:30pm. There is no cost for this program. http://shaarzahav.org/event/shabbatot/2017-01-20/

Tot Shabbat with Beth Israel
625 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132
The 3rd Friday night of each month is reserved for Tot Shabbat! Don’t miss this magical evening of food & fun, songs & blessings, and meaningful time spent with family and friends. Tot Shabbat will be in Levit Hall with one of our Rabbis and you can enter the building through the Shlenker doors. We’ll begin with a brief service at 6:00 P.M. and then move into a healthy dinner. Reservations are required for dinner. http://www.beth-israel.org/worship/services/shabbat-services-for-young-families