PJ Library Goes to Song Leader Boot Camp!

By |2018-08-25T12:50:57+00:00February 19th, 2015|Building Community, Engaging Families|

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. ...Read More

Eight Lessons from a Spectacular Special Needs Bar Mitzvah

By |2018-08-25T13:02:03+00:00February 11th, 2015|Building Community, Engaging Families|

by Rabbi Margot Stein, Board Member / My son, a high functioning child with autism, did not speak until he was four and is only now, in 7th grade, learning to read independently.  Yet he chanted from the Torah, recited the Sh'ma, helped lead the service, and delivered a D’var Torah that was unique in several important ways. ...Read More