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The Debrief: Talking about Sex…with Your Parents?

The Debrief: Talking about Sex…with Your Parents?

Tu BiShvat, the birthday of the trees, is this Thursday. Trees are often used as a metaphor for family, as in family trees, so this... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
A Day in the Life of a Camp JORI LIT, or, "How Ben Maiden Got the Camp Director to Sock Wrestle!"

A Day in the Life of a Camp JORI LIT, or, "How Ben Maiden Got the Camp Director to Sock Wrestle!"

By Ronni Saltzman GuttinDirector, Camp JORI Camp JORI Day 1, Summer 2013 Every camp director approaches the beginning of summer with many emotions. Concern that... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Shabbat Shalom: Resources for Families

Shabbat Shalom: Resources for Families

By Kathy Bloomfield When my husband and I made the decision to raise our children as Jews, neither of us really knew what we should... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
The Debrief: Partnering without Parenting

The Debrief: Partnering without Parenting

This week we’re happy to share another personal story in this space. Today’s piece comes from 28-year-old Miriam Lazewatsky in Newton. I’ve known I don’t... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Engaging Families with Young Children in Jewish Life: A Guide for Synagogues

Engaging Families with Young Children in Jewish Life: A Guide for Synagogues

There are approximately 12,000 young children in Jewish households in the Greater Boston Jewish community. Parents are looking for fun, low cost, high-quality activities to... Read More
Posted in: Community News
Sarah Wilensky: Helping Young Families "Do Jewish"

Sarah Wilensky: Helping Young Families "Do Jewish"

By Julie Wolf, JFN Newsletter Editor Part of a continuing series of interviews with people in our Metrowest Jewish community  When Sudbury's Congregation Beth El... Read More
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Introducing the Shabbat of the Month Club

Introducing the Shabbat of the Month Club

Since launching Shabbat of the Month we have had an extraordinary response. The excitement to share Shabbat with your families has inspired us and we... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
LimmudBoston

Volunteer + Participate = Volunticipate

Last night was the first setup nite for LimmudBoston 2012. After a year of preparation, we finally saw the many volunteers who had written, called, texted... Read More
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Bring the High Holidays Home with our Idea Guide for Families

Bring the High Holidays Home with our Idea Guide for Families

The High Holidays are coming soon, beginning with Rosh Hashanah, which starts on the evening of Wednesday, September 4. These holidays are a wonderful time... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Download Our Free Guide to Engaging Kids and Adults Together at Your Seder

Download Our Free Guide to Engaging Kids and Adults Together at Your Seder

Passover is a holiday that should be custom-made for families. The major rituals are performed at home, around the dinner table. The story underlying the... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
 
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