Archive for the ‘Building Community’ Category

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.

Thought Leadership: A Forward-Thinking Staff

Posted: April 8th, 2015

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director Thought leaders are the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. –Denise Brosseau, Thought Leadership Lab As highlighted in our recent Innovations report,…

Innovating, Developing and Flourishing

Posted: April 6th, 2015

By Robin Minkoff, Director, Development and Operations / Our newly issued 2014-2015 / 5775 Innovations report features three stories that exemplify the impact that Jewish Learning Venture has had in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Big Hands Make a Big Difference at the Mitzvah Circle Foundation Warehouse

Posted: April 1st, 2015

By Danya Shapiro, jkidphilly Program Specialist / This past Sunday, March 29th, I had the privilege of joining a number of jkidphilly families at the Mitzvah Circle Foundation warehouse.