Shalom Baby


Shalom Baby is an ongoing program of the Mandell JCC's Family Room Parenting Center that helps welcome parents, their newborns and newly adopted children into the Greater Hartford Jewish community. The program provides support and resources while helping build connections to other parents, find age-appropriate activities and answer common concerns.

Shalom Baby offers:

  • A welcome gift bag
  • Playgroups
  • Social events
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Resource guides
  • Parenting  classes

For more information, contact Jane Pasternak, 860-231-6342,

Shalom Baby is made possible by the generous support of the Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, the Kirstein Family, and The Teen Leadership and Philanthropy Institute of Yachad.

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