Posts Tagged ‘lori rubin’

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…

Launching The Berger Synagogue Network Cohort 5!

Posted: May 28th, 2015

The Harold and Renee Berger Synagogue Network for  Families with Young Children was established in 2008. The Berger Network was developed to allow Jewish Learning Venture to encourage and support congregations to develop and implement significant, systemic approaches to attract and engage Jewish families with young children in their congregations and into Jewish life. In addition to launching specific initiatives, the Berger Network was designed to create a process framework that would create long-lasting changes in the congregation.

jteenphilly Consortium Collaborations

Posted: May 15th, 2015

by Elana Rivel, Associate Director

jteenphilly, a program of Jewish Learning Venture in partnership with JCHS Gratz, and supported by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, empowers and gives resources to professionals from area congregations, communally based teen programs, youth groups, Jewish Day High Schools and Jewish camps to address and we hope, increase the participation of Jewish teens in formal and informal Jewish experiences.