Early Childhood Center

Contact the ECC


ECC Director, Taryn Fartouh

Click here to download the 2018 High Holy Day Childcare and Challah form.

The IHC Early Childhood Center is committed to giving toddlers through kindergartners varied and rich opportunities for growth and development. We believe in providing an atmosphere of love, learning and play, which is greatly enhanced by our Jewish values. We also have a dedicated commitment to diversity among our ECC families and our staff.

Year round programming and literacy based curriculum includes

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For details on the curriculm for specific age groups, click here

  • Weekly Havdalah and Shabbat celebrations.
  • Clergy participate in regularly scheduled and special events.
  • Introduction to languages, including Hebrew.
  • Physical movement and coordination including Jump Bunch and Yoga.
  • Celebration of Jewish holidays.
  • Full day kindergarten. 
  • Library, Music and Cooking.
  • Our Jewish World.
  • Age appropriate activities.
  • Well qualified, long tenured staff.
  • Small classroom sizes, low teacher child ratio. 
  • Creative classrooms.
  • Attention to safety and security.

Parents, please review our Parent Handbook. It will serve as a quick reference to the daily operating policies and procedures.

The Early Childhood Center is dedicated to serving all congregants as well as members of the community with young children through monthly Tot Shabbat activities, holiday programming, preschool, camp and extended hours. Flexible scheduling allows us to accommodate almost any family’s needs.

Please feel free to visit the ECC and check us out! Contact Taryn Fartouh, ECC Director, or at 317-254-2186 for more information.


Tot Shabbat Schedule

Always on Friday from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

September 28

October 26

January 25

February 22

March 22

May 24


Playdate Schedule

Always on Saturday from 9:30am - 11:30am

October 6

November 3

December 1

February 2

March 2

May 4


Book Nook Schedule (Age infants - 5)

September 30 - Simchat Torah Celebration with Religious school, 11:30am - 1:00pm

November 11 - Book Nook, 9:30am - 11:00am

December 9 - Book Nook Hanukkah, 9:30am - 11:00am

February 10 - Book Nook with Pizza Bagel lunch, 11:00am - 12:30pm

April 14 - Book Nook invited to Passover Family Program with Religious School