One Book, One Jewish Community Launches its Eighth Year!

By |2018-08-25T12:52:13+00:00November 14th, 2014|Building Community, Empowering Institutions|

By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / This Sunday marks the official Kick-Off of our eighth year of One Book, One Jewish Community (OBOJC) – a community-wide Jewish literacy initiative designed to connect institutions and their members to quality, meaningful Jewish literature through conversations and programs based on themes and concepts presented in the featured selection. ...Read More

One Book, One Jewish Community

By |2018-08-25T13:28:04+00:00January 21st, 2014|Building Community|

By Debbie Leon, Director, Family Engagement / The number seven holds particular significance in Jewish tradition. It is associated with wholeness and completion. Shabbat, our day of rest, is the 7th day of the week. Each Shabbat, 7 people (individually or in groups) are called to participate in the Torah reading (these are called aliyot). ...Read More