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Israeliness, a new program sponsored by Dor Chadash USA and the 92nd Street Y, launched in September, is aimed at Israeli parents who are living in the Diaspora but want to give their children a Jewish and Israeli identity. Israeliness activities are geared for children from birth to age 6, usually revolving around Jewish holidays and other Jewish themes expressed in music, arts and crafts, storytelling and play.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2008
Over 4500 mothers and daughters around the world have participated in Matan's Mother – Daughter Bat Miitzvah Program - 'Jewish Women Through The Ages' since its inception. The program consists of ten sessions during which mothers and daughters together study sources about Jewish women throughout history. The women studied in the program were selected because they embody positive attributes and values from which the girls can learn. Each learning session is accompanied by an experiential activity related to the relevant figure or subject.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2008
Makom is a strategic collaboration between the Jewish Agency and local North American community leaders to put Israel back into the heart of all Jewish life. It starts with commitment. Then together, mapping existing community Israel-centered programs and building on those resources to develop a multi-year strategy that creates and delivers compelling educational, cultural and travel content and experiences that deepen individual and community engagement with Israel.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2008
The 'Read Hebrew America/Canada' (RHA/C) campaign sponsored by The National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP), will take place this fall in synagogues and Jewish centers throughout the United States and Canada. The classes will be run over a period of five weeks, in five 90-minute weekly classes. They are designed for Jewish adults, aiming to teach the fundamentals of reading Hebrew.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2008
This report describes the results of an in-depth study based on visits to ten Jewish communities around the country that have developed successful outreach programs for first-time parents and parents with young children. The report focuses on how these communities find parents who are not connected to the community, and describes the programs they offer to help these parents make connections.
Updated: Jun. 11, 2008