Posts Tagged ‘robyn cohen’

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.

Introducing Microgrants for jteenphilly Professionals

Posted: February 13th, 2015

by Robyn Cohen, Director, PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly / Meeting the needs of Jewish teenagers in the Philadelphia area is one of the goals of jteenphilly, a relatively new and exciting initiative of Jewish Learning Venture.

Moms’ Night Out with OBOJC author, Nomi Eve

Posted: February 6th, 2015

By Robyn Cohen, Director, PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly / What a great night! One Book, One Jewish Community author, Nomi Eve came to meet with us in person for a jkidphilly Mom’s Night Out in Chester County.

Have You Made Hallah Today?

Posted: January 26th, 2015

By Robyn Cohen, Director, PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly / Yesterday, over 75 people gathered together at Kesher Israel in West Chester to build community as they learned how to braid and bake hallah.

Happiness Comes From Doing Something Kind For Someone Else

Posted: January 19th, 2015

By Dr. Robyn Cohen, Director, PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly / One of my favorite Psychology studies is the pencil experiment. You can try this one at home. Hold a pencil in your mouth- hold it first with just your lips holding the pencil, and next with just your teeth gripping it.