Archive for March, 2016

Venture of the Month: Temple Sholom

Posted: March 31st, 2016

Jewish Learning Venture’s mission is to inspire and empower people to make Jewish life, learning and community relevant and meaningful. Every month, we’re featuring a story from one of the synagogues whom we work with that are engaged in making systemic change. In April, we are delighted to share about Temple Sholom in Broomall’s participation…

Shabbat in a Box Power Point Presentation from 3.16.16 Board Meeting

Posted: March 21st, 2016

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The delicious impact of jkidphilly – Celebrating Purim with jkidphilly families

Posted: March 21st, 2016

By Robyn Cohen, Ph.D., Director of PJ Library in Philadelphia Whether you are looking for something fun to do with your kids, want to celebrate an upcoming Jewish holiday, or are looking to connect with other young families, jkidphilly has something for everyone. “All three girls, ranging in age from four to ten, enjoy the…

Volunteer Engagement in the 21st Century

Posted: March 16th, 2016

By Dr. Amy Alfred, Jewish Learning Venture Organizational Consultant On March 14th, Jewish Learning Venture hosted a workshop on creative ways to engage volunteers in the 21st century. Rabbi Phil Warmflash and Dr. Amy Alfred worked with both professional and lay leaders who came from synagogues both near and far. There was a lot of excitement…

Curriculum, Actually

Posted: March 7th, 2016

By Dr. Gloria Becker, Director, Learning Initiatives in Jewish Education Curriculum. Everyone talks about it. Very few people actually know what it is or how it actually works. To me and to the Education Directors who gathered last week for the first of a series of curriculum “clinics,” curriculum is everything, intended or unintended, that…