An early childhood program guided by Jewish teachings and values and inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia

Learning through investigation and experimentation

Respecting the unique contributions of each child

Expressing ideas through the creative arts


The Harvest Celebration of Sukkot

This year our garden was overflowing with gourds the children had planted last spring. Our home-grown gourds now decorate our classrooms, serve as produce in our classroom “farm market,” provide many opportunities for painting and drawing activities, and even supply additional building materials for block constructions.

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Beginning a New Year

We welcomed old and new friends to our first days of classes. There were many reunions and just a few brief tears! The weather was glorious and shared playground activities helped forge new friendships and ease those first-day jitters.

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Introduction to our Center

Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning is an early childhood program which is guided by Jewish values and inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia schools. We welcome all families into our preschool community. Learn more about our educational philosophy and commitment to quality early childhood education.

  • Visit our Programs page for more information on our preschool classes, extended day options, summer camps, and more.
  • Register for summer camp and fall classes
  • Learn more about our facility and our curriculum

To visit us and learn more about our program, please contact our director, Bonnie Valinsky: 412-369-0621


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