Do you know an infant or someone who has a baby on the way? Welcome Baby! is a wonderful way to connect to the Jewish community and other new parents. Let us welcome you and your new baby with a home visit, free gift tote, and community resources about family friendly programs and activities in your area.
Have any kids between the ages of 0-6 in your life? PJ Library sends free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month. We know that something magical happens when parents sit down together to read with their children. PJ Library shares Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you. CJP also supports the JCC to provide programming and experiences for families with young children in several regions throughout Greater Boston.
Thinking about summer for school age kids? Jewish Overnight Camp is more than just a fun summer escape—it’s a place where Jewish values are learned and lived. We’re making it easy for first-time campers to discover the magic too, thanks to our partnerships with area congregations, the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) and One Happy Camper grants. Find out if your child qualifies for a $700 or $1,000 grant!
Before we know it, the next school year will be around the corner. Discover Day School is designed to make it easier for parents exploring Jewish day schools to take the next step. Think day schools would be a perfect fit for your child? Concerned about tuition? Don’t think you qualify for a scholarship? You may be eligible for three CJP Discover Day School Checks, each covering 25% (up to $6,000) toward your child’s day school tuition in Greater Boston.
If you’re in your 20s or 30s and want to experience some great Jewish learning (and/or meet great new friends), Eser is the opportunity for you. Eser – Young Adult Learning Series takes place in homes and includes 10 sessions exploring contemporary issues illuminated by Jewish texts, thoughts, and wisdom. Together participants explore Jewish and contemporary ideas on issues including Jewish responsibility for other communities, free speech vs. offensive speech, the environment, commerce, and relationships. Eser participants are young adults in their 20s and 30s from all backgrounds. The 2017 spring series runs from March to May.
And for adults of any age, we are thrilled to introduce our new informal learning opportunities this year. Open Circle Jewish Learning invites you to join small groups of of individuals seeking rich and accessible Jewish learning experiences facilitated by excellent educators. Open to adults of all ages and backgrounds, groups are built around particular interests—topics may be requested—or are pre-organized on topics such as “Mindful Living,” “People of the Book” and “Jewish Food for Thought.”
With all of these ways of connecting, we hope you will find something that’s right for you.