Early Childhood Center

Contact the ECC

Email ECC Director, Taryn Fartouh

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

whales class

For details on the curriculum 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 call 317.254.2186 for more information.


2019-2020 Tot Shabbat Schedule

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

September 27
October 25
November 22
January 24

February 28
March 27
April 24


Playdate Schedule

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

September 7
October 5
November 2
December 7
February 1
March 7
May 2