Posts Tagged ‘jkidphilly’

jkidphilly makes a BIG Difference on MLK Day of Service

Posted: January 18th, 2016

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement On Monday, January 18, 2016, in honor of Martin Luther King’s Day of Service, over 75 people gathered together to participate in the Jewish value of Hiddur P’nei Zaken, honoring the elderly. Volunteers from One Brick Philadelphia joined jkidphilly families to brighten up the lives of seniors who reside…

jkidphilly Venturers: What a great summer it has been!

Posted: August 19th, 2015

by Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement Almost 120 jkids have become jkidphilly Venturers this summer – venturing into their homes and local communities to perform mitzvot! Families all over Greater Philadelphia, and even a few across the country, explored four Jewish values: Hakhnasat Orhim (Welcoming Guests,) Tzedakah(Justice/Giving,) Hiddur Mitzvah (Bringing Beauty To A Ritual,) and…

jkidphilly Community Programming

Posted: August 5th, 2015

By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement  It was a beautiful day on Sunday, August 2nd at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Over 220 jkidphilly friends attended our 3rd annual jkidphilly Goes to the Zoo program! The sun was shining as families walked around the zoo looking for the animals featured on our Treasure Hunt, which listed 10…

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.

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.