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The Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy (GBJCL) mobilizes the Jewish community to help elementary school children discover the joy of reading by building meaningful relationships with a caring adult. 

Through partnerships with synagogues, Jewish community organizations, day schools, and businesses, GBJCL engages volunteers in school-based one-to-one reading tutoring, book drives, and advocacy efforts in high-needs schools. 

Participants include “empty nesters,” working professionals, at-home parents, retirees, and teens. Volunteers come from all backgrounds and do not need professional training in education nor are they required to be Jewish. 

For more information, contact Laura Rosenspan LRQuilts@aol.com

Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
The Holocaust and Its Psychological Impact on Subsequent Generations
Sunday, April 3rd, 7-8:30pm on Zoom.

Download more info here

JF&CS Programs
Support for Mental Health and Wellness: JF&CS is committed to helping individuals and families build a strong foundation of resilience and well-being across the lifespan. JF&CS Mental Health Support is here for your congregants, in many different capacities.
 
Combatting isolation: 
Tuesdays at JF&CS fosters well-being, connection, and community for older adults through therapeutic music and arts via Zoom.
 
Supporting Holocaust survivors: 
Cafe Hakalah is a monthly social and cultural program for Holocaust survivors now offered via Zoom. Holocaust survivors are invited to join us for musical performances, discussions, and camaraderie.
 
Support for people with dementia: The monthly 
JF&CS Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for individuals and families living with changes in their memory or thinking.
 
Managing lifecare: Providing support through the aging process is complicated.   
Your Elder Experts is a team of caring professionals at JF&CS who guide older adults and their families through the complexities and challenges of aging well.

Lauren and Mark Rubin Visiting Moms
Family Table
Family Table Sunday Distribution Schedule

Schechter Boston

Schechter Boston Open Houses
Schechter Boston warmly invites you to our fall Open Houses. Please join us for a window into Schechter’s engaging, dynamic, happy, inspiring, thoughtful and elevating Jewish day school experience. Thursday, November 3, 9:30 a.m. in person, 60 Stein Circle, Newton, or Thursday, December 15, 8:00 p.m. over Zoom (the link will be shared upon registration). To RSVP for either event, please visit ssdsboston.org/upcoming-events. If you have any questions, please email info@ssdsboston.org.

Affording Schechter Boston
Schechter is committed to providing tuition assistance to help make a Schechter education affordable to families. We offer three robust financial aid programs including Presenting Schechter, which is designed for families who are new to Jewish day school. Eligible families can now qualify for $10,000 off of tuition in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Families can access this grant for one, two or three years depending on the starting grade. For more information, please check out our website

Schechter Boston Virtual Open House
Schechter Boston warmly invites you to our virtual Open House. Please join us for a window into Schechter’s engaging, dynamic, happy, inspiring, thoughtful and elevating Jewish day school experience on Thursday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m. over Zoom (the link will be shared upon registration). To register, please visit ssdsboston.org/upcoming-events. If you have any questions, please email info@ssdsboston.org.

Thu, December 1 2022 7 Kislev 5783