Rochester area families raising Jewish Children will now have more opportunities to participate in Jewish life, thanks to a grant recently awarded by PJ Library, the flagship program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that provides free books to families raising Jewish children all over the world.
PJ Library of the Jewish Federation of Rochester and the Jewish Studio Project received a generous grant to collaborate together to create a dynamic virtual program for Rochester PJ Library parents. "Exploring Uncertainty" will focus on navigating the uncertainty of present day while nurturing inner lives and creating community.
Join other PJ Library Parents in navigating the uncertainty of present day while nurturing our inner lives together. This 6 session workshop will combine creative practices from the field of art therapy with Jewish learning techniques and spiritual community building.
The program is free but space is limited so register today!
The program will include two separate cohorts below.
PJ Parents of Young Children Register here.
|October 25||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|November 8||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|November 22||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|December 6||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|December 20||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|January 3||3:30 - 5:00pm|
PJ Parents of Young Children with Special Needs Register here.
|January 17 (2021)||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|January 31||3:30 - 4:30pm|
|February 8||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|February 14||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|March 14||3:30 - 5:00pm|
|March 28||3:30 - 5:00pm|
No art experience nor perceived artistic ability necessary!
Rachel Brodie, Senior Educator at the Jewish Studio Project, has spent much of her career teaching Torah (in the broadest sense) to adult learners and specializing in designing and facilitating professional development opportunities for other Jewish educators. From 2011 to 2016 Rachel served as the Chief Jewish Officer of the JCC of San Francisco. Prior to that (2004-2011) Rachel was the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Jewish Milestones: a not-for-profit, educational resource for Jewish lifecycle ceremonies. A New Yorker by birth and temperament, Rachel settled in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1997 after spending a year in Israel on a Melton Senior Educator's Fellowship at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She holds a master's degree in Rabbinic Literature from The Jewish Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Literature and Society from Brown University.