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Early Childhood Program

Mandel Jewish Community Center
Joan Morgenstern
Director of Early Childhood Services
216.831.0700 ext. 1362

For more than 50 years the Mandel JCC has been committed to providing outstanding early childhood education and care. Our talented team of educators creates and fosters a culturally and academically enriched Jewish setting that allows children to flourish and grow, each at their own pace.


Our programs are uniquely designed to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of all students. We offer full- and half-day programs for children ages 18 months to Pre-K.


The Mandel JCC's Early Childhood program offers:

  • An outstanding, highly-educated and experienced staff
  • Half-day and full-day programs for children 18 months - PreK
  • Developmentally appropriate and enriching curriculum
  • Swim instruction for 3- and 4-year olds
  • Year-round programs including summer camp options
  • A Step up to Quality rated program
  • A variety of stimulating enrichment programs


In addition to Early Childhood Education we also offer outstanding aquatics programs, enrichment classes and Family Place programming with Debbie Friedman including Stories and Songs and Tot Shabbat. See all of the Family Place and Weekly Drop-in programs.

Locations and Times

Full-day and half-day programs are offered year-round.

Alternate Contact
Kathy Newman
(216) 831-0700 ext. 1375
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