Archive for November, 2014

Educators and Inclusion: Opening the Gates of Torah

Posted: November 28th, 2014

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / Last Sunday, November 23rd, forty educators continued their learning following Jewish Learning Venture’s Yom Limmud to attend special two-hour sessions focused on inclusion of students of all abilities.

Gratitude: At Thanksgiving and Year-Round

Posted: November 26th, 2014

At Jewish Learning Venture, we have much to be grateful for: the wisdom of our staff as well as the wisdom of those in the community with whom we’re fortunate to work.

Yom Limmud: Incredible Teachers Presenting Incredible Lessons

Posted: November 24th, 2014

By Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / On Sunday, November 23rd, over 250 teachers from 20+ supplementary schools and preschools came together at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park for a day of learning.

jkidphilly Connecting to Global Jewish Learning

Posted: November 21st, 2014

By Danya Shapiro, jkidphilly Program Specialist / Saturday night, jkidphilly participated in the Bucks County Night of Learning, connected to the 5th annual Global Day of Jewish Learning which included 400+ communities in 40+ countries.

jkidphilly at Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival

Posted: November 18th, 2014

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement / The Hazon Philadelphia Jewish Food Festival, held at Adath Israel on Sunday, November 16th, was a great opportunity for individuals and families to spend a day learning, celebrating, and hands-on doing at the intersection of food, sustainability, and Jewish life.