Families raising young children today are seeking meaningful community-building opportunities on their own terms.
Through our celebrated initiative, jkidphilly, we meet families in welcoming spaces around Greater Philadelphia to connect them to each other, resources, and happenings around the Jewish community. We also work with congregations in the Berger Network to apply our proven engagement strategies in their own settings.
Through jkidphilly, Jewish Learning Venture manages PJ Library and PJ Our Way in Philadelphia.
why it matters
Families raising young children today are seeking community and meaning, but in different ways than in previous generations. And while many in the Jewish community have bemoaned these new realities, Jewish Learning Venture sees tremendous opportunity to create a vibrant Jewish community for the future.
In order to be equipped for lifelong Jewish journeys, families need welcoming, accessible, and compelling Jewish experiences that help them make Judaism meaningful and relevant in their day-to-day lives.
Jewish Learning Venture implements the following programs to support families with young children: