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Category: Families

  • Building community under one roof

    Posted by Katie Maurer on October 11, 2019 | Share

    It’s always exciting when the sukkah is constructed in the J’s courtyard each year to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. There’s something about the sheltered space that makes us want to come together as a community to share special celebrations and even simple, everyday moments in the spirit of Sukkot: joining a friend to catch up over a cup…

  • This fall, the J launched its new Afternoon Enrichment program which builds on the strengths of its well-known Children & Family classes while catering to the needs of growing kids as they begin to transition from toddlerhood to school-age. The redesigned curriculum is based around scheduled “blocks” that alternate between active classes and more low-key learning, designed for kids…

  • This February, Cincinnati children’s author Emma Carlson Berne had the amazing opportunity to travel to Israel with PJ Library as one of a group of 20 fellow authors on PJ Library’s Author Israel Adventure. The purpose of the trip was to provide inspiration for characters, settings, stories, and more. After ten days, Emma returned from Israel to the Cincinnati…

  • Campers shine during specialty camps

    Posted by Katie Maurer on March 04, 2019 | Share

    Camp at the J prides itself on offering the quintessential summer experience – games, sports, camp values, arts & crafts, swimming, and more. But specialty camps can offer opportunities for campers to dive deeper into a hobby, or to expand their horizons by trying something new! Specialty camps foster friendships among diverse campers with common interests. They promote character-building…

  • For years now, inclusion has been a growing movement in the United States. The global Jewish community has even designated February as Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (watch for a whole year of Inclusion initiatives here at the J to be rolled out beginning in February 2019)! So what makes inclusion important? Inclusive environments in classrooms, sports activities,…