Archive for April, 2015

Jewish Learning Venture and J.Proud

Posted: April 29th, 2015

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education / J.Proud, a consortium of agencies serving the Jewish LGBTQ community, is committed to creating, nurturing, and supporting a comprehensive network of LGBTQ-inclusive spaces, programs, and resources in the Greater Philadelphia area.

PJ Library – On the Move…

Posted: April 27th, 2015

Members of our Family Engagement staff are attending the National PJ Library Conference this week in Baltimore. There they will learn about successes and challenges and benefit from networking with hundreds of other PJ Library professionals.

Me-al U-me-ev-er – Above and Beyond!

Posted: April 22nd, 2015

By Rabbi Philip Warmflash, Executive Director / It is a wonderful feeling to sit at my desk, a bit more than a week before our Celebration of Jewish Life and Learning honoring our Board President, Jon Broder, and be able to say that we are going me-al u-me-ev-er – above and beyond – in reaching our goals.

TAP Teens On Autism Awareness Month

Posted: April 20th, 2015

By Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Director, Whole Community Inclusion / As part of their ongoing training to learn how to support children with a variety of learning disabilities and special needs in a congregational school setting, teens in our Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP) focused on learning more about autism in this month’s session.

Text Me: Judaism and Technology

Posted: April 14th, 2015

By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / Text has a double meaning in Jewish life.  We are bound to our ancient and modern texts and we also are linked to the digital age and all of the ways it shapes our lives.