Many children will be saying "Shalom Chaverim" or "bye friends!" to their school pals this month, and saying hello to the fun summer days of play. Here are some ways to jump into summer fun while avoiding the "summer slide," as it's called. With these fun tips your kids can easily transition in and out of summer vacation, keep in touch with their buddies, and maintain all of the hard work and learning they did over the school year.
Genny and Ryan Sears of Chagrin Falls love being a young family in Jewish Cleveland. From ice skating with their daughters to enjoying the Cleveland Metroparks, they love spending time together – especially reading a PJ Library book.
David and Lindsay Toth of Solon love being a young family in Jewish Cleveland. As Cleveland natives, they’re happy to give their son, Samuel, the same kind of warm upbringing they had. David and Lindsay enjoy taking advantage of the culinary explosion happening around the city, as well having family meals at home.
Passover is the Jewish holiday that the most families celebrate, so take a moment to learn something new this year! Our resources include songs, DIYs and seder videos. Pesach starts the night of Monday, April 10 in 2017.
More than 230 community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our diverse community joined an esteemed panel of guests to discuss the limits of free speech on campus at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee.
David and Shaina Leb of Beachwood love being a young family in Jewish Cleveland. Besides spending time with 6-month-old Ari, the newest edition to the Leb crew, David and Shaina like to explore the amazing Cleveland Metroparks and enjoy the different flavors of Mitchell’s Ice Cream.
In some ways, Purim is one of the most kid-friendly holidays in the Jewish calendar. Traditions include making gift baskets of tasty goodies to share with friends, shaking groggers or noise makers, and participating in a costume parade. If your children want to dress up for Purim this year, here are a few simple, easy, costumes to create, inspired by PJ Library books! Each of these costs $20 or less to create and can be accomplished with no sewing whatsoever.
Of all the holidays in the Jewish year, none is more fun for children than Purim. Kid-friendly Purim activities include baking hamantaschen, delivering mishloach manot, gift baskets, to friends and neighbors, dressing up in costume, and shaking a grogger.