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

What is Family Engagement?

By |2018-08-25T13:37:29+00:00October 15th, 2013|Engaging Families|

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. ...Read More