Jewish Education Blog

November 27, 2017

(Left to Right): Cheryl Moser, Abigail Pogrebin, Elana Karan, and WP President Eileen Graves at the Women’s Philanthropy annual meeting on May 17, 2017.

Some of my fondest memories are of celebrating Jewish holidays with my family – both growing up and now with a family...

November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday. But did you know that it has Jewish roots? The Pilgrims were religious people.When they wanted to celebrate their first harvest, they looked to the Bible for inspiration. They found the Jewish harvest festival of Suk...

November 13, 2017

Photo credit:  Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC

Camp is the perfect setting for Jewish education. Judaism is pervasive in everything that happens.  From singing Modeh Ani together in the morning to singing Shema together in the evening, what happens in b...

November 6, 2017

In September and October, GoJewish published five straight posts about celebrating the Jewish holidays. We are now in the Jewish month of Cheshvan, which has no holidays. Does that mean we take a break from “doing Jewish” until Chanukah?

No! Shabbat comes 52 times a yea...

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