Category: Programs

PJ Library Creative Movement with a Jewish Twist

PJ Library Creative Movement with a Jewish Twist

| September 25, 2019

Children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers are invited to enjoy creative movement with a Jewish twist with instructor, Debbie Leibowitz. This program is free and open to all.

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How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids

How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids

| September 20, 2019

Parents and teachers of Gen Z kids are invited to a free community program with parenting expert Lisa Sugarman and family therapist Debra Fox Gansenberg, MSW, LICSW, co-authors of the recently published book, How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids and Be Ok With It – Real Tips & Strategies for Parents of Today’s Gen Z Kids. Parents will learn tips and strategies for raising kind and responsible children. The program is free and open to all.

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PJ Library Mommy & Me with a Jewish Twist

PJ Library Mommy & Me with a Jewish Twist

| August 14, 2019

Moms/ caregivers and children ages 0-3 are invited for a morning of socializing and meeting new friends, creative music and movement with Jewish themes, free play and snack!

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Connections Book Group

Connections Book Group

| August 9, 2018

Current and prior mothers of PJ Library are invited to read great books, enjoy stimulating discussions & meet new friends.

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PJ Library Shabbat Circle

PJ Library Shabbat Circle

| May 10, 2017

Fun, interactive family Shabbat service geared to families with young children, ages 6 and younger. Older siblings, grandparents and friends are welcome!

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Special Programs

Special Programs

| June 21, 2011

Check out the wide array of special programs and resources that we offer for our PJ Library Families: Babyccino How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids PJ Library Creative Movement with a Jewish Twist PJ Library Mommy & Me with a Jewish Twist PJ Library Shabbat Shalom Circle – Peabody PJ Library Shabbat Table Young Families […]

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Journey of Faith

Journey of Faith

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Journey of Faith: On Becoming a Jewish Family Journey of Faith is an engaging 10-minute trigger film, available free of charge, which discusses the importance of conversion to Judaism of a non-Jewish spouse in an interfaith family. It tells the true story of Douglas and Jodi Smith’s conversion from an interfaith family to a Jewish […]

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Ethiopian Jewish Curriculum ~ Gather Us Together

Ethiopian Jewish Curriculum ~ Gather Us Together

| March 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gather Us Together is a traveling exhibit about the Ethiopian Jewish experience.  Through images, music, artifact, DVD, oral histories, learning activities, and a scripted presentation, students will encounter an extraordinary story of faith, courage and homecoming as they follow the Beta Israel journey back to Israel. Jewish schools, camps and organizations may borrow the exhibit free […]

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Israel Land Map

Israel Land Map

| March 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Teaching about Israel using the Israel Land Map is a multi-sensory experience for kids of all ages and encourages play with a purpose.  Students have a great time on the floor map learning about Israel through touch, play, stories, games, puzzles and much more. It’s fun and engaging.” – Dina Davidyan, Beverly   The giant […]

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JEWS AND BASEBALL:  AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY

JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY

| March 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

This documentary is available from the Foundation for educational programs. Producers write “JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY explores the connection between Jewish Americans and baseball, our nation’s most iconic institution. More than a film about sports, it is a story of immigration, assimilation, bigotry, heroism, the passing on of traditions, and the shattering […]

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