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…
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.
By Lori Rubin, Director, Family Engagement / How happy we are to be together! The strains of Hinei Mah Tov were heard as 180 song leaders, musicians, story tellers, Jewish educators, rabbis, and program professionals from across the country gathered together for the sixth annual Song Leader Boot Camp in St. Louis, Missouri.
By Ellen Walters, Director, Learning Initiatives in Early Childhood Education / We are so excited to be part of a new initiative from PJ Library. PJ Goes to School, a program for early childhood centers nationally, is expanding to complementary (supplementary religious) schools.
By Debbie Leon, Director, Family Engagement / What is Family Engagement? What does it sound like? What does it look like? What does it feel like? These are the critical questions that jkidphilly professionals ask ourselves daily, and they are the framing questions that drive the work of jkidphilly in community.