Shabbat Shalom Family

Join Other Young Families for a Musical Mini-Minyan!

Featuring Dale &  Tracy Schatz

Saturdays (see below for dates)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Child-friendly service, family project, Kiddush snack and sing-along

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Optional Parenting Workshop with Tracy Schatz

The Jewish Collaborative of Orange County and PJ Library OC invite you to feel the joy of Shabbat. Join other families with young children from around Orange County for a mini-minyan, singing, stories, guided family projects and a Kiddush snack featuring the great talents of Dale and Tracy Schatz.

Read more below or RSVP by emailing

Musician and Jewish Prayer leader Dale Schatz & Educator Tracy Schatz

dale-schatzDale began performing and teaching accompaniment guitar at age 11, singing for Hadassah chapters, synagogues and elementary schools. As a adult, he taught and developed curricula for Sinai Temple Preschool in Los Angeles for 15 years and is now teaching t’filah and musical spirituality at Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles. Dale works as visiting/in-residence Shaliach Tzibor leading services at Adat Shalom in West L.A., Shomrei Torah in Woodland Hills, Congregation Bnai Israel in Tustin, Temple Beth Emet in Anaheim, the Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, Adas Israel in Washington D.C., and others.

Tracy-SchatzTracy has devoted her career to the education and development of children, and believes the opportunity to help young minds develop is a tremendous gift. She directed the Secondary Educational Center at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute and continues to serve as panelist and guest lecturer on subjects of early childhood education, child development, and parenting. Tracy served Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, as Director of Administration, bar/bat mitzvah instructor, drama teacher, youth director, Family Education Coordinator and ECC Director. Currently, she is the Director of Westwood Hills Preschool. Her business,, brings her in contact with parents and their children at all stages of development.

Tracy and Dale’s biggest source of joy and pride is each other and their four children.


Location vary and will be announced prior to registration.

RSVP or get more information by emailing

Saturdays in 2018

  • Saturday, March 24       Woodbridge LDS Stake Social Hall, 23 Lake Road, Irvine
  • Saturday, April 28          Las Lomas Community Center, 10 Federation Way, Irvine
  • Saturday, June 23           TBD 

This program is partially funded by The Jewish Community Foundation of Orange County.

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