Effective February 4, 2022, all members, guests, and staff must show proof of coronavirus vaccination in order to enter the building. Please email a copy of your vax record to IgotMyShot@theJ.org ahead of the start date to ensure a smooth transition.

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Children and Parenting

BBYO Winter Kickoff Event for Teens

Date: Sunday, January 23, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join BBYO Northern Virginia Council for games and activities for all Jewish teens in grades 8th-12th!…Read more and Register

GJF: Bim Bom Bags Quadruple the Fun! (virtual)

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022

Time: 4:30 pm

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Bim Bom Bags are the perfect way to bring Jewish holidays and celebrations into your home with learning, crafts, snacks, and more.…Read more and Register

Violins of Hope - Remembrance of Music: A Special Event for Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022

Time: 7:30 pm

Contact: Shy.Ashkenazi@theJ.org

Virtuoso Violinist Niv Ashkenazi will take us on an incredible journey telling the stories behind the violins, their historical background and about the Violins of Hope program.…Read more and Register

GJF: Little Bookworms (Virtual with local libraries)

Date: Friday, February 11, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Calling all book-lover families! We invite you and your little one(s) to join us virtually for story time!…Read more and Register

VIRTUAL Estate Planning for Expecting Families and Families with Young Children

Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Time: 8:00 pm

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Jeremy Rachin will cover the basics of estate planning, what documents you need (wills, trusts, powers of attorney), and how to protect your family in case of unforeseen circumstances. …Read more and Register

GJF: Bim Bom Bags - Purim

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2022

Time: 4:30 pm

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Bim Bom Bags are the perfect way to bring Jewish holidays and celebrations into your home with learning, crafts, snacks, and more.…Read more and Register

GJF: "I Say Shalom: Baby & Me" Program

Date: Friday, March 11, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

By popular demand, come enjoy our “I Say Shalom! Baby and Me” program with an outdoor playdate on Gesher’s Marc Shichman Early Childhood Playlab.…Read more and Register

GJF: Little Bookworms (Virtual with local libraries)

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022

Time: 10:30 am

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Calling all book-lover families! We invite you and your little one(s) to join us virtually for story time!…Read more and Register

GJF: Bim Bom Bags - Passover

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 4:30 pm

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Bim Bom Bags are the perfect way to bring Jewish holidays and celebrations into your home with learning, crafts, snacks, and more.…Read more and Register

GJF: "I Say Shalom: Baby & Me" Program

Date: Friday, May 6, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

By popular demand, come enjoy our “I Say Shalom! Baby and Me” program with an outdoor playdate on Gesher’s Marc Shichman Early Childhood Playlab.…Read more and Register

GJF: Bim Bom Bags - Lag B'Omer & Shavuot

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 4:30 pm

Contact: Amy.Lummer@theJ.org

Bim Bom Bags are the perfect way to bring Jewish holidays and celebrations into your home with learning, crafts, snacks, and more.…Read more and Register

Sweet Summer Series with PJ Library

Various dates and locations across the DC area (see below)
Good for all ages but most appreciated by kids 3-7 years old.
Join Growing Jewish Families, PJ Library, and our partners for playtime and popsicles at your local playground! We’ll gather with other families to socialize while social distancing. Check the schedule for one near you! Not ready for gathering outside yet? We will also have an online option!

Each program is one hour long, unless otherwise specified.
More dates coming soon. Each event is limited to 15 families.
To register: https://www.jconnect.org/families/sweet-summer-series/ 

Sweet Summer Series: Dale City/Woodbridge
Wednesday, June 23, 4:30-5:30 PM
Congregation Ner Shalom
14010 Spriggs Road, Woodbridge, VA

Sweet Summer Series: Loudoun County
Monday, June 28, 6:30-7:30 PM
Sha’are Shalom Playground
19357 Evergreen Mills Rd, Leesburg, VA

Sweet Summer Series: Fairfax
Tuesday, July 13, 4:30-5:30 PM
Gesher Jewish Day School Playground
4800 Mattie Moore Ct, Fairfax, VA
If your child attends Camp Achva, join us for a special Sweet Summer Series just for camp families at 3:00-4:00 PM! Pre-register here.

Sweet Summer Series: Alexandria
Monday, July 19, 5:00-6:00 PM
Agudas Achim Playground
2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria, VA

Sweet Summer Series: Herndon
Tuesday, July 20, 6:30-7:30 PM
Congregation Beth Emeth Playground
12523 Lawyers Rd, Herndon, VA

Sweet Summer Series: Arlington
Thursday, July 29, 2:15-3:15 PM
Etz Hayim Playground
2920 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA

Sweet Summer Series: Fairfax
Wednesday, August 18, 4:30-5:30 PM
Pozez JCC
8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA

 

Helpful Resources for Families

PJ Library's Resources for talking with Children about Racism
Repairing the world, tikkun olam, starts at home. Right now, even if it feels uncomfortable, it's important for families to talk about race and racism together. PJ Library provides resources that offer starting points for parents, educators, and caregivers about how to handle conversations about race, racism, diversity and inclusion, even with very young children. Click here to view their resource page

JSSA Workshops and Groups
JSSA professionals conduct workshops and seminars on coping with issues related to the COVID-19 crisis and other mental health concerns, as well as facilitate support groups for seniors, unemployed adults, teens, LGBTQ+ teens, and children.
Click here to learn more.

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