Welcome to the Hertz Early Learning Center at Temple Israel

The Erna and Julius Hertz Nursery School was founded in 1984 by a group of parents who wanted to see their shul have a Jewish preschool.  Since the first class in 1985, Hertz has grown to epitomize excellence in Jewish preschool education seamlessly fused with child centered play and “Kehillah” community.

The Hertz Early Learning Center at Temple Israel offers a unique multifaceted pre-school program for children ages 2.9 through age 5. Affiliated with Temple Israel of Sharon, the program offers varied experiences and curriculum to encourage the child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth.  Hertz’s curriculum provides a seamless integration of the secular and Judaic environment. Children explore and are exposed to a theme-oriented program that complements areas of Jewish living and learning.

Toddler Playgroup

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am – Noon (Starting January 2019) Open to All in Community Ages 2 & 3 Years w/Adult Join us each week for fun activities with your toddler. You and your child will sing songs, have circle time, listen to […]

Read More

Hertz Open House & Music Class

Sunday, December 2 10:30am – 12:00pm Come check out Hertz Nursery School and have a fun filled morning with your family.  Hertz offers a unique multifaceted pre-school program for children ages 2.9 through age 5, encouraging children to develop physically, sociall

Read More

Registration Open for 2019-2020

Registration is now Open for 2019-2020. Download a registration form or contact the Director, Leisa Glass, at 781-784-4050 to request a tour and more information. All families now receive a 1 year membership to Temple Israel, including High Holiday tickets […]

Read More

Welcome Leisa Glass

The Hertz Early Learning Center of Temple Israel Sharon is thrilled to welcome Leisa Glass to our staff as the new Director of Early Childhood Education. Leisa, a resident of Sharon, MA, comes to us with more than 25 years […]

Read More

Shorashim Family Fun at Temple Israel!

Exciting News from Temple Israel!* *All families now receive a complimentary 1 year membership to Temple Israel, including High Holiday tickets with their school registration. Contact Leisa Glass for more information. Shorashim at Temple Israel welcomes all Hertz Famili

Read More

Mommy, Don’t Leave Me.

Separation Smoothers to Help You and Your child by Meri Wallace Degrees of Separation Anxiety The reaction will vary from child to child, and some youngsters are more sensitive to separations than others, but all children experience a basic sense of […]

Read More