Posts Tagged ‘hanukkah’

Celebrating Hanukkah

Posted: December 23rd, 2014

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / The heart of the work of Jewish Learning Venture is relationship building. Whether we are running programs for families with young children, providing consultation to Education Directors or Rabbis, running workshops for congregational leaders at congregations throughout the area or facilitating professional development for early childhood educators…

Bringing Light to Our Community

Posted: December 17th, 2014

By Lori Rubin, Director Family Engagement / Our jkidphilly staff recently offered a webinar for parents entitled, “Making Hanukkah Meaningful for Young Children.” During the presentation, each staff member brought something to share with our participants.

jkidphilly Celebrates Hanukkah

Posted: December 15th, 2014

So far this month, jkidphilly, a program of Jewish Learning Venture, has hosted 10 public space Hanukkah celebrations for families just like yours! All over Greater Philadelphia, families have heard Hanukkah stories, made Hanukkah cards, played Hanukkah bingo, and more.

Sheldon Low in Concert: A Collaborative Celebration

Posted: December 9th, 2014

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement / What a great day! Sheldon Low, one of the brightest young stars in Jewish rock music, came to our neighborhood on Sunday to bring music, dancing and fun to over 260 people representing Jewish Learning Venture’s jkidphilly, Perelman Jewish Day School, and Ramah Day Camp families.

Innovating Hanukkah

Posted: November 19th, 2013

By Ellen Walters,  Director, Early Childhood Learning and jkidphilly / This year, for the first time ever, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day — what an opportunity to renew our holiday traditions and celebrations! Continue reading…