Shaarey Tefila’s youth department, under the leadership of Rabbi Avraham Walkin, offers many opportunities for supervised tefilah, learning, fun, and activities.
Shabbas morning groups are available for boys and girls from nursery age up until 5th and 6th grades.
A popular and active youth minyan meets at 9:30 AM in the Zichron Alter Bais Medrash and offers a quality davening experience for teens that is run completely by the young men who attend. Divrei torah and a hot kiddush cap off the experience. Our annual youth shabbas allows the teens to take over the main minyan.
Shaaray participates in the South Shore LI orthodox shul little league.
Special activities enliven and educate our children on all yomim tovim – succah decorating, succah hops, junior hakofos, and more!
Numerous fun trips are scheduled throughout the year, particularly on chol hamoed.
Our annual awards seudah shlishis acknowledges our youth leaders and participating children.
Rabbi Walkin is an experienced and accomplished yeshiva educator and youth/camp professional. He manages the programs with creativity and warmth, and goes out of his way to instill ruchnius and Jewish values in Shaaray’s children, and teens.